February 22, 2012

Kuhn: Busybox GPL Enforcement Concerns Resolved

On the Busybox list, Bradley Kuhn (of the Software Freedom Conservancy) reports that he had a discussion with Tim Bird at the Embedded Linux Conference and was able to address most of Tim's concerns with regard to how GPL enforcement around Busybox is done. "From my point of view, my discussion with Tim settles settles the matter. Tim got some incorrect information about BusyBox enforcement efforts, and that's what led him to feel he needed to support a BusyBox replacement initially. Tim seems to be in completely reasonable [sic] about the whole thing now that he's talked directly with me about the actual GPL enforcement efforts by Conservancy for BusyBox."

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