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

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 13:00, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Now can I get more than 1 person to agree on this? The trouble is not
>> what the conclusion is, but rather, that everyone has their own personal
>> conclusion they communicate to me, and none of them resemble each other.

On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 02:26:05PM -0500, Joe Wreschnig wrote:
> I agree with Michael Poole insofar as this message. Here's an attempt at
> an unbiased summary:
> There are four classes of firmware:
> Current policy is that firmware types 1, 3, and 4 have to go. We cannot
> change our policy such that 1 can stay; that is illegal. If 3) and 4)
> are not copyright infringement (I and others believe they are, Michael
> and others believe they are not, that is what this debate is about), we
> *could* potentially suspend the SC/DFSG and release with them. I think
> this is also a bad idea, but it's feasible. If 3) and 4) are copyright
> infringement, then we must remove them as well.

Which GR's are involved, which is which, and what are their statuses?

-- wli

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