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Re: more evil firmwares found

Humberto Massa wrote:

> @ 30/04/2004 00:47 : wrote Nathanael Nerode :
>>> <>is a large binary file. This file is "edited" using a large commercial
>>> application, often provided by the gate-array manufacturer. Anyone who
>>> has this application can "open" and modify this file. There is no source
>>>or compiler as such; the binary file is directly modified and directly
>>>loaded into the gate array. The format of this binary file is usually
>>>documented in the gate array spec's, and in theory you could use any
>>>tool to edit this file.
>>I see.  OK, if it's fully documented, great, that's GPL-compliant!  For
>>DFSG, if you have no tool, that's 'contrib'; if you have the tool it can
>>in 'main'.
> Nathanael, now you lost me. Documentation of the format has *anything*
> to do with DFSG-compliance?

Correct, it doesn't.  Sorry for my mistake.  Remove the "if it's fully

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