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Re: FYI, kernel firmware non-freeness discussions

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 02:08:22AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > No matter how much you try to set them up in opposition to each other,
> > the Debian mailing lists are divided by *topic*, nothing more. Matters
> > relating to the DFSG are quite clearly on-topic for -legal, rather
> > than one of the catch-all lists.
> That's odd. The description of -legal is "Copyright, licensing and
> patent issues", whereas -project is "Discussions about non-technical
> issues in the project".

Handwaving. Until you anti-freedom advocates started your crap, these
discussions have always happened on -legal - and even now, nearly all
the meaningful ones happen here. The GFDL and associated documentation
issues, the non-free firmware problem, etc. - here's where it gets
worked out. Mostly what happens on other lists is people bitching that
they don't like the answer, and saying "change it" (classical PHB

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