Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 26th Jan 2006 02:21 UTC, submitted by Moparx
Linux Linus posted on the Linux Kernel Mailing List today and said that the kernel will not be moving to GPLv3. "The Linux kernel is under the GPL version 2. Not anything else. Some individual files are licenceable under v3, but not the kernel in general. And quite frankly, I don't see that changing."
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RE: Even if...
by sigzero on Thu 26th Jan 2006 20:53 UTC in reply to "Even if..."
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"Linus actually wanted to relicense the kernel, wouldn't that require the consent of everyone whose code is in the kernel?"

Why yes, yes it would. Which is why it will never happen. Aside from the fact Linus has said not GPL3.

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