Strawman licensing policy

Jim Gettys Jim.Gettys at
Tue Sep 21 11:32:22 PDT 2004

> driver code can be a bit tough.  I mean in most cases there is one way
> to do something set bits X, Y, Z, clear bits, A,B,C. so I think you
> are ok so long as you don't cut and paste the code. OTOH, IANAL. 
> Perhaps Thomas could comment?

>From what I've learned while watching the SCO insanity, I believe this
is correct.

Don't cut and paste, but if there is some reason like this that the code
will end up similar in any case, it can't be considered copyright
infringement even if the code looks similar (as a result of the external
				- Jim

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