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Re: non-free firmware in the linux kernel

On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 11:03:13PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> I think everyone agrees that a) is not a possibility. Both b) and c) require a
> non-negligible amount of work, altough b) is less work than c), but c) is the
> better solution, and also to the best of my knowledge the one which upstream
> seems to favour, altough both may mean a long-term additional work for the
> kernel-team, work which the kernel team is not really prepared to make, which
> leaves d). Not sure if d) is politically right right now with regard to the
> GFDL situation, but that is another issue, which will then need to be debated.

Oh, i forgot, this also means, if we go either b) or c), to create a new
non-free-but-distribuable section in out archive, which would more easily be
included on CD medias and such, or it will be ways more painful than needed on
our users.


Sven Luther

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