Ubuntu tainting the kernel with proprietary drivers ?

Jack Wasey gmane at jackwasey.com
Mon Jun 12 09:22:35 BST 2006

Fabian Rodriguez wrote:
 > [snip]
> Regarding the data (they list firmware in it), they say /The Ubuntu
> community will make decisions on the inclusion of these works on a
> case-by-case basis, ensuring that these works do not restrict our
> ability to make Ubuntu available free of charge, and that Ubuntu remains
> redistributable by you/ so nothing about freedom..."  [snip]

See https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/ethical-info for a spec which 
deals with this problem (of limited information, not non-free) and wider issues.

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