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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Position Statement on Linux Kernel Modules
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 12:00:02PM +0200, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jun 2008, Greg KH wrote:
>
>> As part of the Linux Foundation Technical board, we confront the issue
>> of closed source Linux kernel modules all the time, and we wanted to do
>> something that could be seen as a general "public statement" about them
>> that is easy to understand and point to when people have questions.
>>
>> So, after working on this for a while, and asking some of the other
>> major contributors and maintainers of the kernel, what we have is below.
>>
>> There is also a site at:
>> http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/Device_driver_statement
>
> Just a sidenote: It would probably be nice to have this linked from the
> main LF page (News?), I don't seem to see it there ... ?

Yes, for some reason it hasn't shown up there, I don't know why. I've
pinged them about this, but they might not be awake just yet :)

thanks,

greg k-h


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