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Re: Purge of firmware to recommence

 --- Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote: 
> As far as I understood the release manager, the firmware could be part
> of the kernel image as long as:
> - The firmware is truly under GPL, i.e. real source and toolchain is
>   there or
> - some known good lawyer says it's ok.
> Otherwise, it needs to be moved out of the physical kernel image (due
> to copyright reasons), but not necessarily out of main.

True, but in many cases the grounds for removing the code from the kernel
will also be grounds for removing it from main.
Thomas Hood

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