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Re: Firmware proposals

Jacob Hallen <jacob@strakt.com> writes:

> My personal experience is that the larger the company, the smaller the 
> interest in change will be and they will only change when outside pressure 
> forces them to. This leads me to believe that the quickest way to a future 
> where we can distribute free firmware is by getting many users and that is 
> best accomplished by for the time being erring on the lax side - considering 
> unknown firmware to be data.

The DFSG requires the full source for *all* such things, without
reference to whether they are "programs" or "data".


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