Re: on firmware and freedom
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> 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,
Worth noting, then, that most of the "firmware" at issue does *not* have
valid licenses to distribute at all.
Nathanael Nerode <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bush admitted to violating FISA and said he was proud of it.
So why isn't he in prison yet?...