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Re: please release sarge instead of removing binary firmware

On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 12:06:51AM -0400, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> Why are we deciding that the source code released by the copyright
> holder -- usually hex-encoded binary in C -- isn't the preferred
> source format? Can't we just get some kind of assurance from the
> copyright holder that, yes, that gigantic C array is their preferred
> source version?

Why not? And hell, let's get Microsoft to say the hex editor is the
preferred form of modification for Windows XP and we can package that

I don't know why we would go to such trouble to evade our own free
software guidelines. I voted to keep non-free, but not to merge it into

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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