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Re: How long is it acceptable to leave *undistributable* files in the kernel package?

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 06:46:26PM -0500, Troy Benjegerdes wrote:
> > kernel with proprietary firmware to be a violation of their license.
> > Period. This is a fact: _Copyright holders of material Debian is
> > distributing believe we are doing so in violation of the license they
> > have granted us_. This is a serious problem, both in terms of BTS
> > severity and most legal codes.
> Who actually objects to this that has contributed signifigant code to
> the kernel? Is there a list, and what they have contributed?

Adam Richter and me for example.  Note that these are both in context of
files that have a GPL-incomaptible license boilerplate on them and not
the usual firmware wankfests.

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