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Re: LCC and blobs

On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 12:25:53AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> As a rule of thumb ask yourself: Can I take out the harddisk and
> sell it including contents?
> With non-free firmware copied from a CD you can't. You have to remove
> the firmware first.

That assumes all non-free (as in speech) firmware is also non-free (as
in beer). This is simply not true; in fact, since they are in the
kernel, I'd think they are free (as in beer).

     smog  |   bricks
 AIR  --  mud  -- FIRE
soda water |   tequila
 -- with thanks to fortune

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