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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged 'lenny-ignore'?

Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 11:38 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
>> The iwl4965 firmware changed 2 times incompatible since the driver
>> exists.
> That makes me wonder just how separate the driver and firmware are.  If
> they are tightly coupled then the firmware may become subject to the GPL
> as well.

Firmware and driver do not run on the same CPU. There is no 'linkage'
between them. With a client/server application, a GPL client does not
enforce the server to be GPL, even if client and server are tightly


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