[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: How aggressively should non-distributability bugs be dealt with?

Francesco Poli wrote:
> IMHO the best solution would be to contact the firmware copyright holder
> and persuade her to rilicense it under a GPL-compatible license (so that
> every doubt would go away immediately).

This would not solve the problem, unless they also released the source
of the firmware.  Without that source, the firmware would either be
non-distributable (if under a license like the GPL that requires source)
or non-free (if the license does not require source).

- Josh Triplett

Reply to: