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

mh@glandium.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 ?
No, why? I can't see how this could be related to my argument.


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