lesser GPL restrictions

Michael Beck mbeck1 at compuserve.com
Thu Nov 8 06:53:19 UTC 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cds at cs.hmc.edu [mailto:cds at cs.hmc.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 01:45

> For the concrete example of Microsoft using parts of Linux, they would
> legally have to release the source of Windows under the GPL.

I know, that's why I've said "assuming for a second that it's legally possible",
meaning that they could just use it the way Greg suggested in his email, i.e.
using open source code in a proprietary software without releasing the
proprietary part.


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