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Re: Fedora 8 ideas



Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> Le jeudi 07 juin 2007 à 13:31 -0500, Rex Dieter a écrit :
>> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> > Alsa is mostly a case of "someone needs to poke RH Legal to check the
>> > alsa firmware dumps can be packaged (and if not go ask the hadrware
>> > vendors for permission)"
>> 
>> All Fedora requires is free redistributability.
> 
> In the case of alsa you have a huge firmware archive for hardware from
> many vendors, with alsa telling you the whole set is GPL, and with many
> text files in the alsa archive tracing vendor permissions.
> 
> So the question is: do you trust the text files as is? Do they cover all
> the firmwares in the archive set? Have any of them incompatible terms?

My take is to trust upstream, until there surfaces cause/evidence to believe
otherwise.

-- Rex



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