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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..."

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