Re: New section for firmware.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 03:24:25PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mardi 23 décembre 2008 à 13:07 +0100, Kurt Roeckx a écrit :
> > The idea is to create a new section that contains files like
> > firmware images and FPGA data that gets written to the hardware
> > to make it fully functional. It is not meant for drivers that run
> > on the host CPU.
> There is no reason to restrict this area to firmware images.
> How about ???Software that is not executed on the host CPU??? ? That can
> include e.g. non-free documentation, which clearly doesn???t belong in the
> same place than nVidia binary drivers.
While I think that non-dfsg-free documentation also merits to be split
off from non-free, I don't think we should generalize this too much;
e.g. clearly non-free copyrighted artwork or data should probably stay