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Re: Software that requires hardware that requires nonfree software to us
Re: Software that requires hardware that requires nonfree software to use
Sat, 9 Oct 2021 02:50:54 +0200
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On 2021-10-08 22:40, Ian Kelling wrote:
> Ron Nazarov <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Is software that requires hardware that requires nonfree software to
>> use allowed in the Free Software Directory?
>> I think it indirectly has dependencies on nonfree software, as there is
>> no way to use it without using nonfree software.
> I think that if the nonfree software is outside of the bounds of the
> free operating system that the free software is running on, it is ok to
> be listed. For example, some software to do printing from gnu/linux on a
> printer that has it's own internal nonfree os is ok.
Now I remember that Stallman said something similar to me many years
ago. I added your text to