Re: Bug#282667: microcode.ctl: License clarification request: the microcode update file can't be distributed the way it is
On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 08:00:57PM +0100, Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:
> >| / Copyright Intel Corporation, 1995, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 01,
> >02, 03, 04. | /
> >| / These microcode updates are distributed for the sole purpose of
> >| / installation in the BIOS or Operating System of computer systems
> >| / which include a Genuine Intel microprocessor sold or distributed
> >| / to or by you. You are not authorized to use this material for
> >| / any other purpose.
> >| /---
> 2- Debian distributes an "operating System", so we are allowed to
> distribute it.
Maybe it's just that English is not my mother tongue, but I just can't
help my reading the license statement as meaning:
``These microcode updates are distributed for the sole purpose of
installation in [...] computer systems [...] sold or distributed to or
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