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Submission + - Supposedly GPL-Compliant FAT32 (design-reuse.com) 1

walterbyrd writes: Tuxera Inc., announced the release of a complete, GPL-compliant FAT32 replacement package for Android and Linux. But, I think the code is closed source and proprietary. Also, since the FAT file system is patent encumbered, I don't know if being GPL matters.
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Supposedly GPL-Compliant FAT32

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  • They'll say something like: it's "open core", or other nonsense. It's not GPL itself, but it is GPL compliant or compatible. Hey, the linker links it with GPL code, so it must be GPL compliant. Or try this one. We are the copyright owner of this module and we can choose how we license it. It is a proprietary module with a very nasty EULA, but we declare that it is license compatible with GPL code because our EULA makes clear that WE do not object to OUR binary module being linked with GPL code. How's

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