Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?
>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
Why should this be worse than firmwares distributed on flash, which is not
even explicitly licensed at all?