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

moth@debian.org wrote:

>That would probably depend on the license on the non-free drivers.
We are not discussing non-free drivers, but 100% free (usually GPL'ed)

>One problem with "non-free drivers in downloaded firmware" is that they
>can be licensed such that not everyone who owns the hardware can use
>the firmware.
Why should this be worse than firmwares distributed on flash, which is not
even explicitly licensed at all?


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