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Re: The bigger issue is badly licensed blobs (was Re: Firmware poll

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 07:17:47PM -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 08:48:00PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > Debian needs to make a decision on how it will deal with this legal
> > minefield.  That is higher priority than the entire discussion going on
> > right now, because it determines whether Debian will distribute these 53
> > BLOBs *at all*, in 'main' or in 'non-free'.
> > Oddly enough nobody has proposed a GR addressing this,
> Because voting is an absurd means of settling questions of legal liability.
> It's the domain of the ftp team to determine whether we can legally
> distribute a package on our mirrors.

So, all in all, all this fuss for seven blobs ? waw, what a waste of


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