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Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?

mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk wrote:

>In both cases, the quantity of non-free software used has remained the
>same. The purpose of contrib is to discourage free software with
>non-free dependencies. Deciding whether software falls into it or not
>purely based on another vendor's choice of media seems mad. Either we
>disapprove of hardware that requires non-free firmware, or we don't -
>whether it has to be on the user's hard drive is a hardware
>implementation issue, not a philosophical difference.
This is my position too.


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