Re: Binary-only firmware covered by the GPL?

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 17:01:03 EST

On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 15:29:17 +0100, Eduard Bloch said:

> If you never have to modify the firmware file, where is the point?

But if you never modify it...

> In contrary, it saves money and makes things more flexible.

Why is flexibility a Good Thing? Personally, I'd prefer it burnt into a ROM
where I can't accidentally muck it up. Unless of course I see "flash a new
PROM image into it" as a desirable thing to be able to do...

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