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

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 11:48:49AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 04:56:40PM +0000, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > On 2006-09-27, Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 11:36:37AM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> > >> 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?

> > All firmwarez have been readded to the debian package.

> But with this amendment, they will have to go again anyway, so ...

As we've discussed on IRC, 4 of the 6 firmware blobs reintroduced in 2.6.18
apparently have no license statement whatsoever that is intended to permit
us to redistribute them, *even* in non-free.  So they should go away
regardless of the kind of exception the project grants for etch.

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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