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Re: Bug#84395: ITP: z81 - Sinclair ZX8[01] emulator

On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:14:46PM -0500, Joe Drew wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 12:12:12PM -0500, Christopher Allen wrote:
> >     Since I havn't been able to find a copy of the actual license for
> >     the ROM images, it looks like they at least will have to go in
> >     non-free.  Can I put the rest of the packages in contrib, or do
> >     they have to go in non-free too?  (And if they can go in contrib,
> >     should I split z81get into a fifth package so that it can go in
> >     contrib too?)
> If you can't find a license of the ROM files, you must assume that they're 
> copyrighted, all rights reserved, which precludes us from distributing them 

see my previous posting:
(at the bottom)
ROM images are free to use, distribute, modify... etc., and there is no
copyright because at the time they were written, they were considered
just a part of hardware - call it firmware.

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