Re: CS00003271 - Please review your case update - (Assigned)
On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 13:03 +0900, Horms wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 02:14:02PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 May 2005 11:24:27 -0700, NIC Technology Support wrote:
> > > Below is a response to your case number CS00003271 submitted to Broadcom NIC Technology Support.
> > >
> > > Case Title: GPLed driver and binary-only firmware blobs.
> > >
> > > Response from Broadcom: Can you please check with your Legal team and let me know if the following license is acceptable by them:
> > >
> > The license below looks good. Do you plan to release a new version of the
> > firmware with this license included, or are you going to give us
> > permission to redistribute the existing firmware under this license? If
> > the latter is the case, we can submit a patch to add the license to the
> > kernel for you.
> I think that it is important that this is submitted upstream,
> though it would probably be better if it came directly
> from Broadcom, as I think you suggest, rather than via Debian.
Given the emails we have, I don't think we'd have problems convincing
upstream (in this case, jgarzik would be merging into his net-2.6
branch) to include the license update patches. Either way works for me,