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Re: Amendment: special exception for firmware because of technical limitations



Le sam 26 août 2006 11:37, Josselin Mouette a écrit :
> I propose the following amendment to Steve's proposal.
>
> > THE DEBIAN PROJECT therefore,
> >
> >         1. reaffirms its dedication to providing a 100% free system
> > to our users according to our Social Contract and the DFSG; and
> >
> >         2. encourages authors of all works to make those works
> > available not only under licenses that permit modification, but
> > also in forms that make such modifications practical; and
> >
> >         3. supports the decision of the Release Team to require
> > works such as images, video, and fonts to be licensed in compliance
> > with the DFSG without requiring source code for these works under
> > DFSG #2; and
>
> 	4. determines that as a special exception to DFSG #2, the source
> code for device firmwares contained in the kernel packages will not
> be required as long as there are no other technical means to install
> and run the Debian system on these devices.

I hereby second that amendment to steve's proposal
-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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