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Wireless Project Suggests ‘Changes-licensed-under’ Tag

“‘Based on the new guidelines posted by the SFLC on ‘Maintaining
Permissive-Licensed Files in a GPL-Licensed Project: Guidelines for
Developers’, specifically section 5, we are introducing a new tag
for use with patches which deal with files licensed under
permissive licenses (BSD, ISC) on Linux wireless in our larger GPL
project, the Linux kernel,’ explained Luis Rodriguez in an email
titled, ‘new ‘Changes-licensed-under’ tag introduced for
Linux-wireless.’ The web pages linked in the email appear to be an
official response by the SFLC regarding the recent BSD vs. GPL
licensing controversy surrounding the Atheros wireless device
driver…”


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