Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: Alexandre Oliva
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 17:07:54 EST

On Jun 14, 2007, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> Then would you consider relicensing Linux under GPLv3 + additional
>> permission for Tivoization?

> No. I'm not stupid.

> The GPLv3 explicitly allows removing additional permissions.

So what? You just refrain from accepting contributions that attempt
to remove them, and you'll keep TiVO happy.

Alexandre Oliva
FSF Latin America Board Member
Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{,}
Free Software Evangelist oliva@{,}
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