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Re: [opensuse] SCO is toast... Novell go get em
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 21:53:18 +0100
  • Message-id: <200611302153.18356.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 30 November 2006 21:33, Andre Truter wrote:
> Even if the kernel developers think that my module is very cool and
> they accept it as an official kernel module that will be distributed
> with the kernel, then I still have not control over the kernel or any
> other module. I will have to GPL my module and it will be under the
> scrutiny of the other kernel developers and if I suddenly decide to
> change my module to write "MS Rulez" in the file instead of the 1,
> then my module will most probably be kicked out of the list of
> supported kernel modules and I would still not have gained anything.

More likely, the original module - assuming it was useful - will be kept, but
the patch to break it won't be accepted and you will no longer be the
maintainer of it

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