Re: Switching to Linux and C

Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:44:32 +0200
Message-ID: <214828228.0oxoSfDrrC@rakete>
Am Freitag, 25. August 2017, 09:31:00 CEST schrieben Sie:
> On 24/08/2017 21:13, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:
> > BTW, AFAIK, this is a big difference between Debian and Ubuntu: While
> > debian will never ship the ROM files, as they contain proprietary code,
> > Ubuntu does not put this burden on itself. That is, it could provide the
> > right ROM files.
> > 
> > But, as Ubuntu does exactly nothing to this package (like with many,
> > many other packages), no one has ever done this, so Ubuntu is in the
> > same "bad state" regarding VICE as Debian is.
> > 
> > So much for the advantages of Ubuntu...
> To be honest I don't know why cloanto haven't kicked up a fuss about
> winvice bundling copyright roms.

simple: they *claim* to own the copyright - but the claim can not be proven. 
the chain of transfers is broken and ends very quickly. they'd have a hard 
time at court.


A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car. 
<Kenneth Tynan>

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