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

lool+debian@via.ecp.fr wrote:

>On Wed, Aug 23, 2006, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> > This is a good proposition, as it does not allow firmwares already in 
>> > non-free (eg madwifi) to go into main.
>> Madwifi contains non-free code that runs inside the kernel on the host 
>> processor. Whatever the project's opinion on firmware, madwifi is 
>> clearly non-free.
> Yes, that's why we (including Aurélien) want to keep it in non-free.
Like everybody else AFAIK, so it's not clear why this unrelated
package is being used as an example.


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