Subject: Re: Firmware and kernel image compression
To: John Nemeth <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/17/2002 12:14:17
>      No, they aren't.  Copyrights do not prevent cleanroom
> implementations; however, patents could.

However a 'cleanroom' implementation has to be done from
documentation that is in the public domain (or some such
definition).  Using GPL source code isn't...


David Laight: