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

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 12:01:55AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> He has full control of it, in the sense that it is often binary only, and that
> he produces it, and not some third party (like the operating system vendor).
> Also, i believe that modifying the firmware, like you propose, usually voids
> the waranty.

Replacing a supplied operating system by something totally different
(like, say, Debian) often also voids warranty (or, at least, the right
to tech support). How is that any different?

<Lo-lan-do> Home is where you have to wash the dishes.
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