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Re: Are BLOBs source code?

Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:

> * Bruce Perens:
>> That's why I say the BLOB should be in a file rather than the driver. 
> The problem is that this introduces unnecessary complexity.  If the
> blob is required for booting, it has to be put into the initial
> ramdisk anyway, and a fail to see a significant advantage over the
> compiled-in case (neither legally nor philosophically).

Compiled in the blob MUST comply to the GPL. The nature of being a
blob already seems to violate that.

As external files other licenses can be used.


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