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From: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
To: davids@webmaster.com
Cc: <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@elte.hu>,
	"Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo" <acme@ghostprotocols.net>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, "Alan Cox" <alan@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] 2.6.25-rc2-mm1 - fix mcount GPL bogosity.
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 01:05:25 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m3wsorb6wq.fsf@maximus.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <MDEHLPKNGKAHNMBLJOLKGEBIKLAC.davids@webmaster.com> (David Schwartz's message of "Tue\, 26 Feb 2008 15\:35\:21 -0800")

"David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com> writes:

> This is an obviously-wrong argument,

Even if it's proven wrong in the end, the defendant may at least be
found acting in a good faith.

> All you can do in code is implement technical things.

The GPL itself is the weapon, not the technical measures which can be
legally trivially disabled (even if the modules are illegal).

> You cannot enforce or
> implement the license because the GPL prohibits that.

Not sure what do you mean. I was under impression that a copyright
holder can enforce GPL :-)
-- 
Krzysztof Halasa

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-27  0:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-25 17:59 Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-02-25 18:23 ` Steven Rostedt
2008-02-25 18:19   ` Alan Cox
2008-02-25 19:27     ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-25 19:48       ` Alan Cox
2008-02-25 20:09         ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-25 20:38           ` Alan Cox
2008-02-25 21:17       ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-02-26  1:30   ` David Schwartz
2008-02-26 12:29     ` Alan Cox
2008-02-26 15:43     ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-26 17:04       ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-26 17:21         ` Alan Cox
2008-02-26 17:44           ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-26 18:04             ` Alan Cox
2008-02-26 18:19       ` David Schwartz
2008-02-26 23:13         ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-26 23:35           ` David Schwartz
2008-02-27  0:05             ` Krzysztof Halasa [this message]
2008-02-27  0:28               ` David Schwartz
2008-02-27 10:31           ` Alan Cox
2008-02-27 10:55             ` Krzysztof Halasa

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