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

Ludovic Brenta <ludovic@ludovic-brenta.org> wrote:
> If there is a vote, I will vote AGAINST granting a special
> exception to firmware, or considering firmware as data.  Manoj's
> arguments are compelling IMHO.  In addition, the proposed GR makes no
> mention of blobs, which are binary-only pieces of software that execute
> *in kernel space*, *on the central processing unit*.  Linux contains
> a few blobs.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.vote@srcf.ucam.org

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