Re: Are BLOBs source code?
Florian Weimer <email@example.com> 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.