Re: FYI, kernel firmware non-freeness discussions
Andrew Suffield <firstname.lastname@example.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
Then they've always happened in the wrong place. Let's learn from
previous mistakes rather than continue perpetuating them?
Matthew Garrett | email@example.com