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Re: FYI, kernel firmware non-freeness discussions

Andrew Suffield <asuffield@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 02:08:22AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> 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
> syndrome).

Then they've always happened in the wrong place. Let's learn from
previous mistakes rather than continue perpetuating them?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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