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 <email@example.com> 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.
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