Possibly OT: Splitting Hairs Over GPL?

Byron Clark byron at theclarkfamily.name
Wed Apr 7 14:14:10 MDT 2010


On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 02:02:28PM -0600, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> Further, my understanding of the GPL says that writing software under
> the GPL license and linking to proprietary licensed software is not
> allowed.  With that said, I don't know how the Linux kernel gets away
> with it.  Maybe I'm missing something crucial.

Could you elaborate on what the Linux kernel is "[getting] away with?"
I'm interested in which linking you are referring to.

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Byron Clark


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