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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 17:17:20 EST

> So how come they can so easily move to GPLv3 ?
> Don't they have to have permission from all of those contributors (many
> of which are Linux companies and distributors who might prefer staying
> at GPLv2) ?

The FSF uses copyright assignments to ensure the entire project is under
FSF control. Linux does not - there are benefits to both approaches.
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