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Re: LCC and blobs

Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com> writes:

> On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> As for distributing the blobs itself they can be relicensed under
>> BSD license or similar (if their aren't already) that doesn't have
>> such a problem with a char data[] = { 0x17, ... } source file,
>> something without the prefered source form clause. Even putting some
>> in non-free works fine.
> They'd pretty much have to go into non-free, as I'd imagine most of
> them wouldn't be able to satisfy DFSG 2 if they were unable to satisfy
> the GPL's source code requirement.
> Don Armstrong

GPL's source code requirement says something about prefered form of
modification. The char data[] = { ... } is not the prefered form for
most people or not even source for others.

The DFSG is less strict there.


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