Strawman licensing policy (was: DRM radeon i2c support and GPL)

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Mon Sep 20 10:25:53 PDT 2004

This policy prevents code reuse from other parts of Linux. It is
counter productive to take working GPL code that is specific to Linux,
rewrite it for the MIT license, and then resubmit it to Linux under
the GPL again. The policy is fine for the cross platform code but it
doesn't make sense for the platform specific code.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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