Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?
On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 12:23:43PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >I'm telling you some drivers *do depend* on a certain firmware. You're
> >still repeating the opposite. Now explain me how in ipw2200 case the
> >driver doesn't *depend* on the firmware, since you seem to know the
> You are using a different meaning of "depend" than the one used by
> policy. I can't see why it should matter if a device driver is designed
> to use features present in a specific firmware revision.
Let's "port" this sentence into an other context.
"I can't see why it should matter if a program is designed to use
features present in a specific library revision"