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Re: more evil firmwares found

Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > My opinion is that binary-only firmware files in the current situation
> > actually *help* free software because they let vendors ship free drivers
> Partly-free drivers.  Sure.  Fine.  So ship the firmware in non-free (if you
> can get permission); I have no complaints.  That's what non-free is there
> for, after all.

Probably you haven't realized that yet, but if a significant amount
of machines needs stuff from non-free for a working base install,
then non-free becomes a part of Debian, no matter what The Debian
Project chooses to claim about it.


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