Re: [PATCHv4 08/13] USB: gadget: g_serial: INF file updated

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jun 09 2010 - 11:01:37 EST

On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 12:01:32PM +0200, MichaÅ Nazarewicz wrote:
> > 2010/6/9 MichaÅ Nazarewicz <m.nazarewicz@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> >> As for CDC ACM INF file, my understanding is similar except the template
> >> is provided by Microchip rather then Microsoft itself.
> On Wed, 09 Jun 2010 11:29:22 +0200, Xiaofan Chen <xiaofanc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So it is probably okay to drop the copyright line. On the
> > other hand, even if there is the copyright line from Microsoft,
> > I think you can still redistribute it.
> > But I am not a lawyer but a hardware engineer. ;-)
> I think we all have the same problem here. ;)
> I dunno, obviously I want to make everything according to law to avoid
> any problems. Maybe we should contact someone at The Software Freedom
> Law Center or some similar entity?

Ick, no, that's not needed here.

Take the copyright off if this is something that _you_ wrote. If you
copied it from somewhere and modified it, say where you copied it from,
and show the rights that allowed you to copy it.

Where exactly did you get it from originally?


greg k-h
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