Joerg Schilling wrote: > Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net> wrote: > >> Once upon a time, Joerg Schilling <Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de> >> said: >> > Note that it is without doubt that ZFS was not derived from the Linux >> > kernel and thus cannot be a derived work. >> >> All that matters for CentOS is: >> >> 1: Red Hat doesn't ship ZFS because of Red Hat's lawyers' interpretation >> of GPL+CDDL > > As this is something that was never backed up with facts, it must be seen > as pure speculation. > > If you like to be taken seriously, come up with arguments from these > lawyers... <snip> This is a ludicrously absurd argument. a) ZFS is not included by RH. b) RH has some reason for this: either i) they like btrfs better, or ii) their lawyers like ZFS less. In either case, UPSTREAM DOES NOT INCLUDE IT WITH THEIR ENTERPRISE OS. Therefore, given CentOS's mission, this argument is "all sound and fury, signifying nothing". mark "drive by comment"