Re: patent on O_ATOMICLOOKUP [Re: [PATCH] loopable tmpfs (2.4.17)]
Larry McVoy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 25 May 2002 14:23:17 -0700
On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 11:20:48PM +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> > RTAI switch the copyright on "their" sourcebase to LGPL? So explain to
> > me how you can take a GPLed source base, change it, and then change the
> > license. Are you saying that 100% of that source base has been rewritten?
> Did you notice that the RTAI core is now released under GPL?
And why is that? Could it be that RTAI is derived from RTL, and RTL is
GPLed, and it was illegal for RTAI to ever have been anything but GPL?
Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com http://www.bitmover.com/lm
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