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Bug#221709: ITP: at76c503a-source -- at76c503a driver source

Hi Oliver,
On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 07:43:30PM +0100, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> That is my email addrss in the URL field... not the site to
> download. It is really
> http://at76c503a.berlios.de/
> My name is correct for upstream, but you should also add Joerg Albert.
Sure. It is (and always was) correct in the package (including Joergs
Name). I just tried to keep things short in the ITP.

> I already filed an ITP for it, but I did not yet package it, for lack of time.
> It would be nice if I can work as co-maintainer for this package.
You're very welcome!

> There may also be issues with the firmware: the source is /not/ GPL'ed, but the
> hex files from Atmel are. I am not sure if this is possible, and if it is a problem
> for Debian to get it into main.
This looks bad:

/*  license agreement.  Any un-authorized use, duplication,
 *  transmission, distribution, or disclosure of this software is expressly
 *  forbidden.

Do you have an agreement with Atmel to distribute the firmware? With
this license the package can't even go into non-free.
 -- Guido

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