The kernel and BitKeeper part ways
Posted Apr 7, 2005 18:27 UTC (Thu) by vmole
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1. Larry said in the LKML that the "no-whine" license was joke, and that the real license was BSD, or even public domain. I don't know if there was ever an updated tarball with a BSD license in it, though.
2. Licenses most certainly are allowed to forbid reverse engineering. What you're thinking of is that making a copy for the purpose of reverse engineering is not a violation of copyright law, which is true. See http://www.chillingeffects.org/reverse/ for an explanation and more links.
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