[CentOS] Wireless newtworking in CentOS 5
keepertoad at verizon.net
Mon Jul 16 19:48:11 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 16:39 -0300, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
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> On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 02:03:42PM -0500, B.J. McClure wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 15:48 -0300, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
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> > > On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 08:16:13PM +0200, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > > > Ummmm. The drivers are free, they are licensed under the GPL v2. The
> > > > firmware is the problem:
> > > > <http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/firmware.php?fid=7> - I don't think we
> > > > want to distribute that (we seem to be allowed to do so under certain
> > > > conditions, but my legalese sucks, especially the english dialect of
> > > > it). Yes, that sucks. And I'm sure their excuse is "FCC regulations".
> > >
> > > Just read it. We definitivelly don't want to distribute it.
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> > > - --
> > > Rodrigo Barbosa
> > > "Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
> > > "Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
> > >
> > I just read the entire document as well as Exhibit A. I do not find any
> > prohibition against distribution, only conditions which should be met if
> > it is distributed to end users. Would you be kind enough to point out
> > the section or paragraph which you interpret to prohibit distribution.
> > Thanks in advance.
> I'm sorry. Would you point to be where I said it prohibits distribution ?
> I said we don't WANT do distribute it.
My apologies. Guess I just assumed, silly me, that if it was not
prohibited and it would make wireless a bit easier for those who use it,
that would be a good thing. I probably do not understand the issue.
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> Rodrigo Barbosa
> "Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
> "Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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