Re: Moglen on kernel firmware blobs
On 23 Jan 2006 16:14:00 +0100, Claus Färber <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> schrieb/wrote:
> > [blobs] From the point of view of the GPL work called the Linux
> > kernel, they're just data.
> Apart from the fact that the data is meant to be executed by some
> computing device, it does not matter if you call it a program or just
> data. The GPL requires "the preferred form of the work for making
> modifications" to be available for both data and programs.
And heretics must be burned. Oh poor Moglen.