Richard Kenner kenner@vlsi1.ultra.nyu.edu
Mon Jul 16 15:31:00 GMT 2007

> That is the point.  The FSF, at this time, has said that as of August 1
> all patches are GPLv3.

No, they did not.  As far as I know, they said all *releases* are GPLv3.

> You want to mix two different things and call them the same.
> The only part which matters is the creative changes.

Wrong.  A patch is a combined work, part a derived work from the file
patches and part the creative change.  We have to concern ourselves with
the intellectual property issues of *both* of those parts.

More information about the Gcc mailing list