allBSD's "Stop the Blob" Campaign

Jona Joachim walkingshadow at
Sat Mar 17 21:25:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, 17 Mar 2007 22:05:32 +0100
des at (Dag-Erling Smørgrav) wrote:

> Jona Joachim <walkingshadow at> writes:
> > Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> writes:
> > > OK.  That's a clear trademark violation.  I expect AllBSD will be
> > > hearing from the FreeBSD Foundation's lawyers...
> > Does this mean that the FreeBSD Project leaders didn't know that our
> > logo was used for this campaign?
> > Does this mean that the FreeBSD Project encourages blobs?
> It means that the matter is now in the hands of those who are
> qualified to handle it.
> As for the FreeBSD Project's stance on closed-source drivers, I will
> let the source tree speak for itself:
> des at dwp ~% find /sys/contrib -name \*.uu
<snip listing of binaries>

How about porting OpenHAL to FreeBSD?


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