[brlug-general] No more Freebies......
mhasan1 at lsu.edu
Thu Apr 1 13:36:26 CST 2004
Effective with the 2.7 development series, anyone using or installing Linux
will be required to pay a royalty of $1 per CPU to Linus Torvalds and $.25
per CPU to each programmer responsible for any driver that person uses. Linus
says the new fees will greatly improve the development process of the Linux
kernel by providing financial incentive for people to contribute drivers to
the kernel code base.
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