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Re: Debian-installer, older hardware, boot loaders, miboot & amiboot & ..

Scripsit Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 03:40:33PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:

> > It's not the "reverse engineering" that needs permission; it's
> > the "distribute derived code".

> If it's independently created, it's not derived.

It's not, in the scenario I am talking about.

> A clean-room reimplementation is an independent creation.

My suggestion was NOT to do a clean-room implementation.

Henning Makholm                          "I tried whacking myself repeatedly
                                     with the cluebat. Unfortunately, it was
                                 not as effective as whacking someone else."

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