[Fedora-packaging] Firmware packaging

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Tue Feb 13 03:25:07 UTC 2007

>>>>> "BN" == Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> writes:

BN> 1) Firmware packages are given the Group: tag of System
BN> Environment/Kernel (unless we want to make up a new 'Firmware'
BN> tag)

I don't see why we wouldn't, given the nearly meaningless nature of
Group at the moment.

BN> The License tag for any firmware that disallows modification
BN> should be set to:

BN> "Redistributable firmware, no modification permitted"

This seems reasonable.  I'm not sure what point coming up with
mnemonics for the actual license text would be when the above text
succinctly sums up the end-user's rights.

 - J<

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