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Re: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre



David Woodhouse wrote:
On Sun, 2008-06-08 at 16:48 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
There has never been an issue with aggregating GPL and non-GPL items for distribution - and there would be no legal basis for such a restriction. The question is whether the parts are derivative works.

You are mistaken. Read ยง2 of the GPL again.


Do you mean the part about identifiable sections that are not derived from the program and can be reasonably considered independent and separate works? That would seem the only possible interpretation for firmware blobs.

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  Les Mikesell
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