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Re: Debian and GitLab Open Source Partnership

On Mon, 2021-07-26 at 12:43 +0200, Jonathan Carter wrote:
> Do you mind explaining your statement?
> As far as shipping non-free software/firmware/drivers are concerned,
> the Debian Free Software Guides and Social Contract is very explicit
> about what we can do in what we call Debian.

It is indeed very explicit about including non-free packages if

| We encourage CD manufacturers to read the licenses of the packages in
| these areas and determine if they can distribute the packages on
| their CDs.

I believe the licenses of most firmware should pose no problem for
their inclusion on Debian's CD images.


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