Should ipw2100-source be in contrib?
The code for ipw2100 is free software. To load the driver you'll need a
firmware which is non-free and subject to an EULA (for details see
http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/firmware.php?fid=2). Debian cannot thus
distribute this thing (the firmware), neither in main nor in non-free.
Now the point is: the source code itself doesn't need the firmware to
be built, but the resulting modules are completely useless without it.
So should this package go in contrib, or is it allowed to stay in main?
PS This is not RC because I'm not completely sure
PPS CC-ing debian-legal to have a hint...
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