Fedora not "free" enough for GNU?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Fri Sep 19 15:06:18 UTC 2008

> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>> 2008/9/19 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>:

>>> 3) Inability to build
>>> Firmware is usually code for some PLD or ASIC, which needs
>>> specialized
>>> (and EXPENSIVE) compilers to build. Most people are unlikely to be
>>> able
>>> to turn the source into the firmware.
>> Only 3 seems valid to me.

3 is ridiculous.
If you really think no one can compile your sources, there is no risk
at all to provide them.

Nicolas Mailhot

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