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Re: Etch timeline is unrealistic because non-free firmware is NOT being dealt with

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George Danchev wrote:
> On Saturday 05 August 2006 17:30, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>> In linux.debian.kernel Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
>>>> I see that the lawyers of SuSE and Red Hat do not believe this to be
>>>> true or at least do not consider it a problem, and this is enough for
>>>> me to ignore the opinion of the debian-legal@ armchair lawyers.
>>> Could they have signed license agreements that we (not being
>>> executives of RHAT and Novell) don't know about?
>> While it may be possible in theory, it's also very hard to believe.


> If there are any signed license agreements, then they will probably drop some 
> notes in the {src}.rpm packages themselves they distribute to give their 
> users a clue, since these users are the most interested end to be aware of 
> that legal situation.

Do any Debianites read SRC.RPM packages?

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For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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