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Re: [YET-ANOTHER-AMENDMENT]: Release Etch now, with source-less but legal and freely licensed firmware

On Tue, 03 Oct 2006 16:13:11 -0500, Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> said:


> 6. We further note that some of the firmware does not have a proper
> license, and as thus falls implicitly under the generic Linux kernel
> GPL license. ...

I have a bit of trouble parsing that last bit.  The "GPL" doesn't seem
to make sense to me grammatically.  (And "GPL license" is redundant.)
Maybe something like "... under the GNU GPL, the generic license of the
Linux kernel."  Or "... under the GNU GPL, the generic Linux kernel
license." if you prefer.

> 7. We will work with those firmware vendors post-etch, to resolve
> any remaining incompatibilities, including (but not limited to)
> clarification of the license, provision of the preferred form or
> modification, or any other action that will allow the ekrnel to
> comply rigorously with the DFSG.

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