On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 06:35:24PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
So, before gNewSense cleaned up the kernel in a way that ended up
being called linux-libre, it didn't exist as a separate work to be
aggregated into other works and result in linux-2.6.25.tar.bz2?
The tg3 firmware is in various things. The fact its usually shipped
aggregated with other works seems to be irrelevant.
> Bingo.. and copyright does not give you power over other works
Nobody's talking about power over other unrelated works. We're
Yes you are. At least thats what everyone else seems to think about firmware
> I do not need your permission to put your book on the same
> as someone elses book.
The result is clearly not a copyrightable work.
Ditto firmware. Its a mechanical process not a creative one.