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Re: Re: more evil firmwares found

You should have added him in CC:, like I've done. He's not subscribed to 
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On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 11:44:56PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 01:06:47PM +1000, Donovan Baarda wrote:
> > Firmware walks the grey line between hardware and software. The spirit
> I disagree with this.  It might walk a gray line between "program" and
> "data", but as a stream of bits, it's unambiguously software.
> > useful for modification. With firmware, terms like "preferred form for
> > modification" are largely useless as no form is useful for modification
> This may be the case, but I don't think that's a problem with the phrase as
> a definition of source; but rather that, in some cases, there simply is no
> source.
> For both of the above, I think this only means that some leeway may be
> required in when and how DFSG#2.  I believe the rest of the DFSG applies
> easily.  (I have no idea what a good approach is for DFSG#2, though--I
> think we're all a little wary of slippery slopes and unnecessary
> concessions.)
> -- 
> Glenn Maynard
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