Posted Sep 20, 2007 17:47 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck
In reply to: gNewSense
Parent article: MadWifi developers move to ath5k
My guess is that the inclusion of spectrum_cs is a bug.
Still, there's a problem in the strict GNUist attitude toward firmware. While I respect their principles, they argue that a device that allows firmware to be loaded is somehow "less free" than a device whose firmware is in ROM and is therefore cannot be updated, if the firmware is not free software. It seems to me that the reverse is true, since there is hope that someday the device can be loaded with free software (e.g. by a project like RockBox or the like).
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