Asus Eee PC GPL Problem Appears Solved
Nov 28, 2007, 00:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Against the backdrop of cries from the GNU/Linux community,
Asus has taken steps to correct the availability of the source code
for its Eee PC.
"Cliff Biffle recently wrote in an article, ASUS eeePC: First
impressions and GPL violations, that the package labelled as
'source code' on Asus' site was actually not source code, but
binary debian packages. Biffle correctly asserted that failure to
provide the sources for GPL'ed code violates that license. ITWire
carried a story about Biffle's posting, and as of today, Asus has
announced that the sources are available..."