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

On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 10:24:58AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 01:16:42 -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> said: 

> > A position statement tells the wider community, not just Debian's
> > own developers, Debian's views on a subject.  "Don't worry about
> > source code for firmware, no one cares about it" is not a message I
> > want to send.  This clause states that we *do* care about source
> > code for firmware: we just don't consider it worth the trade-offs to
> > *require* such source code as a condition of inclusion in Debian.

>         I am afraid that this distinction was too subtle for me in the
>  form of the proposal as written.

Suggestions for improvement are welcome.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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