[Battlemesh] FCC fw lockdown vs. GPLv3?

Mitar mitar at tnode.com
Sat Sep 26 22:10:53 CEST 2015


Is there other software used by manufacturers beside kernel which could
get easier to relicense?


> Linus,
> There's basically zero chance that the kernel will be relicensed. I know
> people who discussed it and even if they could get agreement from Torvalds,
> the process of getting the agreement of everyone of everyone who
> contributed would be nearly impossible.
> Additionally, I think the wireless firmware lockdown is rather bad too. If
> we had to accept one, yes, wireless firmware lockdown would be the best but
> we should do our best to argue in favor of neither.
> Eric
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