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Re: more evil firmwares found

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 08:46:49PM -0700, William Ballard wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 10:42:52PM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 02:40:09PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > I hope everybody will enjoy their firmware-clean kernels.
> > 
> > There are many more where those came from, we must cleanse the evil
> > scourge of non-free firmware from Debian NOW! Otherwise users might be
> > able to install Debian onto their non-compliant hardware instead of
> > sticking with the status quo (Windows XP).
> No, you should just give people the option.  Put the other stuff as 
> patches in Non-Free.  If everyone *has* to use non-free stuff, at least 
> be up front about it.

Wasn't the issue that binary firmware under a GPL type license isn't
distributable at all? :)


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