> I'd rather see the FSFLA doing the reverse engineering and creating the open firmware rather than throwing brickbats at a project that doesn't have that responsibility.
> The only sane thing kernel devs can do is cope with it. Having a consistent place and method for uploading firmwares to devices is a good way to do it.
Did you know that it was from lxoliva/FSFLA pushing this that lead to the reorganization of firmware in the kernel? It originated after some flamefest on fedora-devel (just like this) a couple/few years back.