Posted Jul 13, 2006 19:39 UTC (Thu) by ringerc
In reply to: ZFS
Parent article: The 2006 Linux Filesystems Workshop (Part III)
"and persuade Linus to reconsder the GPLv2 only license"
He can't. He could relicense _his_ contributions under GPlv3, but he can't relicense the whole kernel as no one person (him or otherwise) holds the copyright, and the license currently states that it is GPLv2 ONLY. Relicensing the whole kernel would require the consent of every contributor (or their estate) which is awfully unlikely to happen, and insanely impractical. How would you find them all? Heck, how would you find out who they all were?
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