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Re: non-free but distributable packages and kernel firmware

Sven Luther wrote:

>On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 03:57:26AM +0100, Henning Makholm
>>Scripsit Michael Poole <mdpoole@troilus.org>
>>>This has the strong smell of ranking some DFSG criteria
>>>above others in importance.  If you want this kind of
>>>distinction, I think a less discriminatory way would be to
>>>flag (internally or on a central web site somewhere) each
>>>package in non-free according to which parts of DFSG it
>>I think it would be more manageable to flag freedoms that
>>the package still does provide, for example
>>   modified-noncommercial-redistribution
>>   unmodified-noncommercial-redistribution
>>   unmodified-commercial-redistribution
>>   all-freedoms-in-the-gfdl
>>   dfsg-freedom-of-all-runnable-programs
>>   dfsg-freedom-of-all-main-cpu-runnable-programs
>Euh, what are those two last ones ?

I suppose 'main', and 'main-with-non-free-firmware',
>>or preferrably some shorter names :-)
>Sven Luther


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