We've got bin-only kernel modules, much of which are clearly
immoral, they are clearly hurting us and still we do things to keep
them going - e.g. the refusal to remove 8K stacks from the
.config. We are increasingly getting into a situation where
loopholes are found and utilized to give back as little as
possible, upsetting the balance.
so i believe _something_ should be done to tip the balance, because
the negative effects are already hurting us. I'd support the move
to the GPLv3 only as a tool to move the balance back into a fairer
situation, not as some new moral mechanism. The GPLv3 might be
overboard for that, but still the situation does exist undeniably.
-- Ingo Molnar
After seven years and hundreds of issues, I've decided to take a
break from writing Kernel Traffic for awhile. I'd like to thank all
the people who helped out, providing me with hosting space,
hardware to work on, suggestions and bug reports, and money. And
I'd especially like to thank Linus and the rest of the kernel
developers for so powerfully changing the world for the better.
-- Zack Brown
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