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Re: Proposal - Deferment of Changes from GR 2004-003

Thomas Hood writes:
> Such a driver doesn't require non-free peripheral software in order to be
> compiled or in order to execute.  Neither can it be called a "wrapper" of
> the software that gets loaded onto the peripheral.

Provided that it does substantially more than just load the peripheral

> For the driver, the peripheral software is just a data blob.  I think
> that we can compare it to a font editor in a world where no free fonts
> have been published, or to a document viewer for some document format in
> which format all existing documents happen to be non-free.

John Hasler 
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, Wisconsin

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