Re: The bigger issue is badly licensed blobs (was Re: Firmware poll
On Wed, 30 Aug 2006, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 07:17:47PM -0700, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.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
53 + 7 = 60.
Please Mike, you have lately a tendency to inflame discussions for
nothing. You've used me to expect better from you.
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