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Re: Some binary blobs in kfreebsd-7.2

jamego1293@andaluciajunta.es dixit:

>If the binary blobs of Linux kernel was excluded from main,
>Would those blobs in FreeBSD kernel be a DFSG violation?

Depends if it’s a “program” (DFSG #2 – I disagree for firmware that
does *not* run on the host CPU but on, say, a NIC) and whether it
comes with a licence permitting redistribution.

But debian-an^H^Hlegal will have to decide, I’d say…

15:39⎜«mika:#grml» mira|AO: "mit XFree86® wär’ das nicht passiert" - muhaha
15:48⎜<thkoehler:#grml> also warum machen die xorg Jungs eigentlich alles
kaputt? :)    15:49⎜<novoid:#grml> thkoehler: weil sie als Kinder nie den
gebauten Turm selber umschmeissen durften?	-- ~/.Xmodmap wonders…

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