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SubjectRe: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.
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Hi Jes, long time without hearing about you :)

On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 03:17:33AM -0400, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> Sven> On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 12:21:05PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven
> Sven> wrote:
>
> Sven> Ok, can you please point to me where is the place it should be
> Sven> taken off ? I suppose you mean LKML ?
>
> Yes please!

Why ? It does concern you all, doesn't it ? or we will be working to get the
actual firmware problem solved, and then people will introduce new problematic
firmware case.

> If you want the firmware situation changed, I'd recommend spending
> your time on improving the firmware loader interface instead.

Which will not help without the copyright licencing issue being solved first
though, as we do not have any right to distribute most of those firmwares.

And no, we are not only bringing this issue and bothering everyone else, we
are also doing the work needed to solve the issue with upstream, see :

http://wiki.debian.net/?KernelFirmwareLicensing

Friendly,

Sven Luther

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