[ppc-mobo] Re: GNU License for Hardware

Sven LUTHER luther at maxime.u-strasbg.fr
Thu Oct 14 08:04:14 UTC 1999

On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 03:55:11PM -0400, Kristofer Coward wrote:
> > Anyway, you don't have to go that far for an example, think of all the linux
> > distrib who also ship non free sofware with it ?
> True, but the only non-free software living at a low enough level to be
> considered part of the OS (that I can think of) is qt (which a lot of open
That is a discution we best not have here, please.

> source folk don't consider a threat to the movement). The rest is apps
> (many of that being programs that do a job that no free software does
> satisfactorily yet, and even accepted as a necessary evil by FSF.. unless 
> RMS has any objections to this statement)

You could consider a lot of dæemons and other stuff also in this category.



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