Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sun Jul 20 19:08:45 UTC 2008

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> If Linux developers had gone down that path, they'd have created
> inconvenience for people who make uses that are permitted by copyright
> law, such as those who load their own private modules, never
> distributed, and therefore never licensed, and a few other situations
> involving works that are allegedly not derived works.

They haven't done anything like this. Someone proposed a patch and it 
was rejected for the reasons you outlined among other things.


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