[LinuxBIOS] Potential copyright issues with decompiling ACPI tables?

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Sun Jul 31 10:51:15 CEST 2005

* Janek Kozicki <janek_listy at wp.pl> [050731 09:46]:
> > Facts can't be copyrighted. But it's not easy to use that to convince
> > someone to stop labeling a fact as being copyrighted.
> but current linux kernel has to decompile ACPI tables too, right? and
> BSD also?

But the ACPI tables don't have to be part of Linux for the whole thing
to work. If you flash LinuxBIOS, you _include_ a set of ACPI tables, or
no ACPI tables are available..



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