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Re: Some thoughts about firmware inclusion.



Alan Cox wrote:
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 05:59:37PM -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
Which would then lead to the analogous corner case of something that's
open-source but expects to be compiled with a non-free compiler or one
that's not in Fedora for some reason.

Like java was

There's at least one piece of free (GPL) software which we can't
include because it requires some commercial BASIC compiler.

Can it be moved to one of the free basics ?


Probably not, as it uses a pretty advanced basic dialect, but it might be worth a shot. Anyone got a list of those free basics handy?

Regards,

Hans


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