On 05/25/2017 10:31 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
On Thu, May 25, 2017 at 07:05:18PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
>>>> Alright, this makes sense.
>>>> As noted though there are a few "or" clauses, which upstream
>>>> is a good template to use for copyleft-next ?
>>> There seems to be a few "or" clauses. For instance:
>>> a) you can pick either license 
>>> b) gpl on Linux, otherwise this other license below 
>>> To help uplift copyleft will go with b).
>>>  drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/driver.c
>>>  drivers/block/xen-blkback/blkback.c
>> So that yields:
>> * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
>> * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
>> * Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or at your option) any
>> * later version; or, when distributed separately from the Linux kernel or
>> * incorporated into other software packages, subject to the
> You have more )s there than (s.
Thanks just removed that pesky )
> Can you get rid of the "when distributed separately from the Linux
> kernel or incorporated into other software packages," wording? I'm not
> exactly sure what it is trying to say, and if it limits the license
> below in any way.
I had to pick an "or language" used already upstream and which folks were OK
with, this was one and I went with it. I prefer it as it makes it clear the
intent is outside of Linux I wish copyleft-next to apply.
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"when distributed separately from the Linux
kernel or incorporated into other software packages,"
is difficult to parse but would be fixed by adding an extra "when"