GPL Java

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 16:01:36 MST 2006


On 11/8/06, Justin Findlay <justin at jfindlay.us> wrote:
> Non-GPL kernel modules violate the GPL.  Non-GPL user space programs do
> not.

Quick, tell NVidia and ATI that they need to release their code!
Linus altered the GPL so that kernel modules are not forced to be GPL.
 He would prefer that -- the kernel is "tainted" if you load non-GPL
modules -- but it is completely possible and legal.

-Bryan



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