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Re: non-free firmware in the linux kernel

On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 12:56:44PM +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 09:13:27PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > how can you consider it as non-program. It is indeed composed of machine code
> > destined to run on the controller of the device the driver is written for.
> This is incorrect. I know firmware[tm] blobs which only includes data.
> You can't decide if it is something which can be executed somewhere.

Sure, but if in doubt, then it is non-free.


Sven Luther

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