Re: Firmware packages for Intel & redistribution
Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm <at> ATrpms.net>
2006-11-04 00:53:45 GMT
On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 06:58:27PM -0300, jeff wrote:
> Axel Thimm wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 10:28:19AM +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> >>On Mon, 16 Oct 2006, Troy Engel wrote:
> >>>>I don't know about ipw3495, but with ipw2200 you can't get the firmware
> >>>>in an RPM package, you have to agree to the license and download it
> >>>Incorrect. ATrpms offers a ready-to-use ipw2200 firmware RPM, I use it
> >>>myself on my Thinkpad at home.
> >>Did you agree to the license conditions at
> >>[http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/firmware.php?fid=7]? If not, then ATrpms
> >>is violating the firmware license.
> >I was pointed to ATrpms potentially violating the law :)
> Isn't Intel violating SF's terms of service with the license on that page?
No, I don't think so, but the usual IANAL stuff applies. The (closed)
firmware isn't placed on the sf.net resources only linked to it.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net