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

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 11:44:37AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> glenn@zewt.org wrote:
> >Huh?  If a driver requires a firmware blob be copied from a driver CD,
> Please repeat after me: "drivers do not require firmwares, hardware
> devices require firmwares".

Then, how do you explain the ipw2200 case where driver version 0.5 and
less will only work with a certain firmware and version 0.6 and more
will only work with an other firmware ? Isn't that what we could call
a requirement ?


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