Subject: Re: Re: Question Regarding GPL
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 22:05:36 -0800

Correcting myself:

> Um... in 1995, he said the kernel module interface is treated as LGPL,
> and thus proprietary modules that use that interface are fine.
> In 2002, he said there's _nothing_ licensing-privileged about the kernel
> or any other kernel programming interface, except (per the COPYING
> file's specific provision) function calls.

Should have been "module".  Nothing licence-privileged about the
_module_ programming interface.