[PATCH 1/2 v1.03] Add support for DWC OTG HCD function.

Feng Kan fkan at apm.com
Fri Jul 30 11:19:25 EST 2010

Hi Greg:

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 5:50 PM, Greg KH <gregkh at suse.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 05:14:59PM -0700, Feng Kan wrote:
>> Hi Greg:
>> We will change to a BSD 3 clause license header. Our legal counsel is
>> talking to Synopsis to make this change.
> Why BSD?  You do realize what that means when combined within the body
> of the kernel, right?

FKAN: We will shoot for a dual BSD/GPL license such as the one in the HP
           Hil driver.

> Are you going to be expecting others to contribute back to the code
> under this license, or will you accept the fact that future
> contributions from the community will cause the license to change?
>> We will resubmit once this is in place. Please let me know if you have
>> any additional concerns.
> My main concern is that you, and everyone else involved in the driver,
> never considered the license of the code in the first place and expected
> the kernel community to accept it as-is, placing the problem on us.

FKAN: Please don't think this is the case, we gone through this exercise
          with Denx. We had legal looking into the header before submission
          to them and the kernel.

> What will be done in the future to prevent this from happening again?

FKAN: agreed, once bitten .... :)

> thanks,
> greg k-h

Feng Kan

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