Issues with how the GNU GPL is used for Linux (the kernel)

Alfred M. Szmidt ams at
Wed Feb 1 17:56:57 UTC 2006

   Single files can get special treatment individually when not part
   of the whole collection.

We were talking about single files in the collection, these cannot get
special treatment.  If they are not part of the collection, then of
course.  Sorry for being unclear.

I.e. if I take a file from Linux with no blurb, then the GPLv2
applies.  If I would find this same file, then whatever license on
that file applies; if no license, no rights what so ever.

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