Subject: Re: Stallman vs Wind River on the GPL
From: Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 13:00:26 -0800

On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 12:48:13PM -0800, Phil Hughes wrote:

> For kernel stuff, this translates to whether the driver is linked to the
> kernel or is a loadable module.

The "loadable module" exception is a Linus Torvalds "clarification" of
the GPL; RMS would argue it the other way.  So don't expect that dynamic
linking always means you aren't creating a combined work that comes
under the GPL umbrella.

Someone with a copy of the Wind River OS license should just FUD them right
back.

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