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Re: Call for votes (Was: kernel firmwares: GR proposal)

On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 11:36:37AM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> Hello,
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 04:02:11PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > As I mentioned previously, I don't think point 3. here is the compromise I
> > would like to see.  "Without further conditions" is so broad that it seems
> > to even *require* us to include firmware in main that lacks any sort of
> > proper distribution license.
> The intention is indeed to release the kernel as-is for Etch, postponing
> the work which needs to be done in contacting vendors and upstream to
> get relicensings and source disclosures until after the release. 
> > And indeed, the upload of a completely
> > unpruned 2.6.18 package to unstable suggests that this is not an accident of
> > wording, but the actual view of the present kernel team.
> It is at least my actual view, the others should speak for themself. 

>From your proposol:

> 2. We acknowledge that there is a lot of progress in the kernel firmware
> issue; however, it is not yet finally sorted out;

So, what progress has been made?


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