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Re: LCC and blobs

md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:

> On Dec 11, Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> > Your case of hardware wich already includes firmware is totaly
> > irelevant since Debian does not distributes hardware, does not even
> > stand for free hardware nor do debs have to depend on hardware.

> And why it should be different if that firmware is distributed by the
> manufacturer on a CD instead of a flash EPROM chip?

Because in that case the manufacturer is hurting the user by not
providing source, and we are against that.

The case where the manufacturer hurts the user by hardwiring the
program into an EPROM is also bad, but Debian is not here to work
against that.

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