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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Blacklist binary-only modules lying about their license
    Marc Boucher <> said:
    > On May 1, 2004, at 1:07 AM, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
    > >> All bugs can be debugged or fixed, it's a matter of how hard it is
    > >> to do (generally easier with open-source) and *who* is responsible
    > >> for doing it (i.e. supporting the modules).
    > >
    > > Yes, exactly. The tainted mechanism is there to tell us that it's not
    > > *our* problem to support it. And you deliberately screwed that up,
    > > which is why everybody is pissed at you.
    > It was already screwed up, and causing unnecessary support burdens
    > both on the community ("help! what does tainted mean")

    A minor annoyance, no head hacker did ever respond to that on LKML.

    > and vendors.

    ... got what was comming to them. A-OK.

    > This thread and previous ones have shown ample evidence of that.

    Of your stubborness, clearly.

    > Let's deal with the root problem and fix the messages, as Rik van Riel
    > has suggested.

    Your help is welcome.
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