Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2007 22:17 UTC, submitted by prymitive
GNU, GPL, Open Source A lengthy debate that began with a suggestion to dual license the Linux kernel under the GPLv2 and the GPLv3 continues on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. Throughout the ongoing thread Linux creator Linus Torvalds has spoken out on the GPLv2, the upcoming GPLv3, the BSD license, Tivo, the Free Software Foundation, and much more. During the discussion, he was asked we he chose the GPLv2 over the BSD license when he's obviously not a big fan of the FSF.
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RE[5]: Wow
by pepa on Sat 16th Jun 2007 10:28 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Wow"
pepa
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2005-07-08

Doesn't it boil down to: the copyright (notice) is preserved, and there is no liability? I think you can add all kinds of restrictions to the whole code. (Of course, the original code is still also available under the BSD license).

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