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Re: New summary: Binary peripheral software

John Hasler wrote:

> Humberto Massa writes:
>> I think it was already stablished that:
>> if it's shipped together (inside a GPL'd file) you have 2 options:
>> a. consider the blob the preferred form for modification and the whole
>>    GPL'd.
>> b. consider it a misrepresentation of license and render the whole
>>    undistributable and unlawful.
> b. is not established.  If the blob was put there by the sole author of
> the work and the work then distributed under the GPL by him he would
> probably not be able to block redistribution.
Yeah, but Debian shouldn't *rely* on that, since it's legally risky.

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