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Re: Proposal: The DFSG do not require source code for data, including firmware



Le mer 23 août 2006 11:28, Aurelien Jarno a écrit :
> Josselin Mouette a écrit :
> > Le mercredi 23 août 2006 à 09:48 +0100, Enrico Zini a écrit :
> >>>         4. determines that for the purposes of DFSG #2, device
> >>> firmware shall also not be considered a program.
> >>
> >> I'd personally prefer the 4th point to read:
> >>
> >>           4. determines that for the purposes of DFSG #2, device
> >> firmware shall also not be considered a program until it will
> >> become practical to do so.
> >
> > I like the idea, but I think it could be better worded.
> >
> > How about:
> > 	4. Determines that as a special exception to DFSG #2, source code
> > for device firmware will not be required until we have the
> > technical means to split them out in a convenient way for our
> > users.
> >
> > (Not perfect either :/ )
>
> Seconded.
>
> This is a good proposition, as it does not allow firmwares already in
> non-free (eg madwifi) to go into main.

I agree, and I second that too.
-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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