[linux-dvb] [Em28xx] MPL-licensed V4L kernel modules (em2880)
ragawu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 16:48:36 CEST 2007
On 11/07/07, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would appreciate if you could stop spamming the em28xx ML since I
> prefer to use it for relevant issues; Currently there are around 200
> people registered most of them aren't interested in internal linuxtv
As an outsider to this discussion - but nonetheless an interested
party - I find this sort of approach really dispiriting. Do I have to
point out that you yourself have been CC'ing the em28xx ML right up
until this very last post?
Accusing anybody of "spamming" on a subject this important to all
parties - the licensing - serves very little purpose whatsoever, other
than inflaming emotions, and nobody wishes for that.
as a postscript..
On 2007/7/10, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stop that MPL discussion, I can put that code offline too and update
> it with some probably nonfunctional code for several devices but it
> won't help anyone in the end - so I won't do it.
> I don't want my work to be stolen by linuxtv people in the end. It's
> too easy to look over the code change a few lines and obfuscure my
> work, remove the copyright and that's what I'm concerned about. I
> wouldn't mind about it if it wouldn't happen with that linuxtv
You can't pick and choose who receives their rights under the GPL and
who doesn't (surely this is one of the benefits!), you just have to
live with it.
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