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Re: on firmware and freedom

On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Branden Robinson wrote:
> Serendipitously, under Steve's proposed GR, the following might not ever have
> been necessary:
> Package: freedoom
> ...as we could just distribute the original proprietary WAD files by iD
> software in main.

This is wrong. Steve's GR only allows such things to be sourceless.
It doesn't free them from having a license which fits all the other DFSG
points like the right to modify and to redistribute the changed files,

Raphaël Hertzog

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