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Re: Bug#239952: kernel-source-2.6.4: qla2xxx contains non-free firmware

Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> Right, so for binary firmware we can file RC bugs without checking
>> with the copyright holders, but for PNGs the rules are different.
> I would argue that they're not, but I'm not ready to embark upon that
> journey, which is why I suggest that RC bugs not be filed. If someone
> is ready to deal with the fallout, go ahead and file RC bugs.

I fail to see how the fallout can be any worse for the PNGs.  If anything,
I'd say that fewer people need binary PNGs than they do firmware.

I always have a problem when people apply standards inconsistently,
whether it be the FHS or the DFSG.
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