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

"Marco d'Itri" <md@Linux.IT> writes:

> bts@alum.mit.edu 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".
>>And the driver requires a functioning hardware device.  Thus, the

> This is not an use of the verb "require" I'm familiar with.

The driver has no useful functionality without a device to drive.
What's unclear about this?

Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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