b43 licensing

Michael Büsch m at bues.ch
Mon Jun 10 14:47:24 EDT 2013

On Tue, 11 Jun 2013 01:39:22 +0800
Ma Xiaojun <damage3025 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 1:00 AM, Michael Büsch <m at bues.ch> wrote:
> > haha. Ubuntu people complaining about nonfree firmware. How many nonfree packages
> > do they ship?
> The difference is:
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=bcmwl-kernel-source
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=linux-firmware-nonfree
> You see restricted VS multiverse.
> Probably when Canonical get some law suit, they are argue that
> multiverse stuff is done by the community so that they don't need to
> take the blame.

I don't get it. So put it into restricted, multiverse or wherever you like. Where is the problem?
In fact, you do _not_ even have to put it somewhere. Just provide a script that downloads it
on demand from somewhere else.

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