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Re: Ralink binary firmwares

2007/6/13, Hans de Goede <j w r degoede hhs nl>:
Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 12:28:27AM +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > What is the reasoning behind not bundling the binary firmware for
>  > Ralink wireless devices with Fedora 7. AFAIK (and I could be wrong),
>  > these are redistributable firmwares, and are not considered "non-free"
>  > as they are uploaded to the device itself.
> Do you have a pointer to a license for those firmwares suggesting
> they're redistributable ?  Because there's nothing on the download
> page, or in the zip file that I can see.

Has anybody actually asked ralink under which conditions they can be distributed?

I don't know if notting was taking care of this?
I proposed to intiate contact,
but i'm not well aware about what to ask in such cases...
If someone wants to contact them, here is the link!

They claims to support the linux community - they should answears !
quote : "Ralink is very active in the Linux community,"
from http://www.ralinktech.com/ralink/Home/Support/Linux.html

Nicolas (kwizart)

I think it would be a good idea to create a standard letter for this and then
mail (maybe even snail mail) it to ralink and to others listed on this page:



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