[sane-devel] SANE2, what do we want ?

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Wed Apr 2 07:23:30 UTC 2008

On Tue, 1 Apr 2008 21:45:25 -0400
"m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:

> > The epkowa backend is free-as-in-freedom software.  It is licensed
> >  under the terms of the GPL and carries an exception that allows for
> >  the use of non-free extensions.
> well, i just heard RMS speak again a few days ago, and i can tell you
> for sure that this exception means the backend is decidedly NOT
> free-as-in-freedom. we could take it up with him if you like...

 I believe RMS could kill should he read the exception that
 allows linking a closed source frontend to a backend.. :)


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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