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

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 17:46:53 EST

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
On Jun 14, 2007, Daniel Hazelton <dhazelton@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

*AND* the GPL has never been about making the source available to
everyone - just to those that get the binaries.

Exactly. Not even to the upstream distributor. That's where Linus'
theory of tit-for-tat falls apart.


case 1: Upstream provides source, tivo modifies and distributes it (to their customers).

case 2: tivo provides source, end user modifies and distributes it (possibly to their customers, maybe to friends, possibly even to upstream).

See? Tit for tat.

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