Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.
Josselin Mouette wrote:
Not really... As a matter of fact, it's quite easy to separate those
parts, at least as easy as it is to separate one story inside a book
that contains an anthology of short stories. And the latter is not
considered a derivative work, either.
It merely depends on the definition of "aggregation". I'd say that two
works that are only aggregated can be easily distinguished and
separated. This is not the case for a binary kernel module, from which
you cannot easily extract the firmware and code parts.