On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 10:41:58PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote: > On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 08:36:31PM +0100, Oliver Kurth wrote: > > I am sure these lines in the files can be removed, by bugging the > > Atmel people, or at least 'override' it with an 'It is okay' message > > from them. > O.k., we can upload to non-free then. Unfortunately, in this thread it turned out we can't. Unless we convince Atmel to not license the files under the GPL, but just as freely distributable. > > But you do not seem to see my point: the human readable sources of the > > firmware files are _not_ open. The hex files, ie. the compiled form, > > in ACSII format they say _are_ GPL'ed (despite the disclaimer in those > > files, see above). > I fully see your point. Without the source code to the firmware we can't > upload into main IMHO. Greetings, Oliver -- .''`. : :' : Oliver Kurth firstname.lastname@example.org `. `' Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.org `- When sending passwords, please use my gpg key. That's what it's good for.
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