Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Jan 2009 13:48 UTC
Debian and its clones "The developers behind the Debian Linux distribution are preparing for the upcoming release of Debian 5, which is codenamed Lenny. The decision to move forward with the release follows a contentious vote over whether to permit the inclusion of binary blobs in the new version of the distribution. Consensus coalesced around a controversial proposal to "assume blobs comply with the GPL unless proven otherwise."
Permalink for comment 342477
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Funny...
by Chris on Tue 6th Jan 2009 15:21 UTC
Chris
Member since:
2005-09-28

Funny how they think it's ok to put proprietary code into the kernel, yet they can't live with something as simple as the name firefox for their browser :s

Reply Score: -2