WebMink writes: "Despite the fervour of some, the dark secret of every GNU/Linux distribution is that, until August 18 this year, it depended on software that was under a non-Free license — incompatible with the Open Source Definition and non-Free according to Debian and the FSF. A long tale of tenacity and software archeology has finally led to that software appearing under the 3-clause BSD — ironically at the behest of an Oracle VP. The result is that glibc, portmap and NFS are no longer tainted. Free at last! Free at last!"