"Open Source Constitution"?

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Sat Apr 9 19:42:16 UTC 2005

Chuck Swiger wrote:

> What about people with wireless cards who have to upload a proprietary 
> binary object to the card's firmware?

It's not running on the same CPU. It's proprietary software, but the 
relationship is one of aggregation, or will be once we can move the 
BLOBs out of the kernel source and use the request_firmware interface to 
access them.

> what about the nVidia and ATI video drivers which provide 3D 
> acceleration?

IMO they are infringing works.



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