[alsa-devel] alsa-firmware licensing

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jan 7 11:49:22 CET 2008

At Sat, 05 Jan 2008 14:15:31 +0000,
Tim Jackson wrote:
> As part of the Fedora Project [1], I'm trying to package [2] the ALSA 
> firmware up for easy distribution to Fedora users.
> The trouble is that the licensing seems unclear. Specifically:
> a) Several firmwares claim to be under the GPL but don't specify a 
> version and don't include source - see 
> https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=3411

The firmware data there are example data, as explicitly writtein in
README.  They are no program to run, in our definition.

The version should follow the one in COPYING included in the
tarball unless different defined in each subdirectory.


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