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Re: Release plans

From: Davi Leal
Subject: Re: Release plans
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 19:39:58 +0200
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Richard M Stallman wrote:
>     As far as I
>     can, I run only free software at home.  However my PC's BIOS is not
>     free,
> On fsf.org there are recommendations for PCs that run with a free BIOS.
>     and neither is the software in my DSL router - yet.  Would you likewise
>     suggest I should not use DSL until fully free firmware becomes
>     available?
> No, I expect that router does not count.  I'd expect users don't
> install software at all in that, so it might as well be a circuit, and
> we don't need to ask whether there is actually software inside it.
> You are arguing against a straw man that didn't come from me.

So we are not forced to give a copy of the source code which is used inside 
the GNU/Linux based routers and bridges network appliances we rent to our 

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