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Re: MIPS contributions have "All rights reserved"?

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: MIPS contributions have "All rights reserved"?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 19:21:55 +0000
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 10:39:59PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > - * Copyright (C) 2000, 2004  MIPS Technologies, Inc.  All rights 
> > > reserved.
> > > + * Copyright (C) 2000, 2004, 2005  MIPS Technologies, Inc.
> > > + *       All rights reserved.
> > 
> > Does this "All rights reserved" statement make sense in a kernel which
> > is GPL?
> 
> Providing it also says its GPL licensed why not. You reserve all your
> rights then license some.

It's been a repeated cause of confusion and the MIPS port had them in 120
files, so with permission I removed the "All rights reserved." of 40 of
them.  The remaining 80 will probably stay as they are.

  Ralf

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