[Battlemesh] FCC fw lockdown vs. GPLv3?

Henning Rogge hrogge at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 17:28:36 CEST 2015

On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Benjamin Henrion <zoobab at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Henning Rogge <hrogge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 10:10 PM, Mitar <mitar at tnode.com> wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> Is there other software used by manufacturers beside kernel which could
>>> get easier to relicense?
>> No...
>> the whole GPLv3 disaster already pushed a lot of manufacturers away
>> from GPL solutions to software which is BSD licensed... you see the
>> effect in Android.
> Most of the codebase in Android has been rewritten towards BSD-style
> software, except the Linux kernel, because probably it is too big to
> rewrite.


relicencing to GPLv3 would be a good way to make the industry drop it


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