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Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 09:05:18PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Apr 04, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> > What if we don't want to do so?  I know I personally posted a solution
> Then probably the extremists in Debian will manage to kill your driver,
> like they did with tg3 and others.

And as they are doing with e.g. the complete gcc documentation.

No documentation for the C compiler (not even a documentation of the 
options) will be neither fun for the users of Debian nor for the Debian 
maintainers - but it's the future of Debian...

The Debian Social Contract says:
  Our Priorities are Our Users and Free Software

The next "editorial changes" to your social contract might remove the 
"Our Users and"...


There might be real problems with non-distributable firmware, but the 
known extremist position of Debian on such issues produces negative 
emotions if something like this comes from Debian.

> This sucks, yes.


> ciao,
> Marco (@debian.org)



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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