Non-Free "Blobs" in the Linux Kernel?Dec 02, 2008, 16:31 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)
[ Thanks to Bernard Swiss for this link. ]
"If you keep up with Linux kernel news then you might well be aware that there is a particular issue that is starting to boil up to the surface. It seems that the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is changing their stance on what comprises a "free" Linux distribution. This came about because of the GNewSense distribution which arrived on the scene in 2006. GNewSense' goal was to create a distribution that contained only free software. This would include the kernel. This distribution would garner the FSF's exalted title of Free Operating System.
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