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Re: LCC and blobs

* Thomas Bushnell BSG 

| Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
| > Imagine me having an USB device.  The driver opens a network
| > connection to firmware.example.com, sends the device identification
| > string and gets another string.  This one is sent to the USB device
| > which then does what it's supposed to do.
| This is a canonical example of a network-downloader package.

No, they download something and unpacks it on a file system.  They
don't feed the data they download into some device.

| Such things normally go in contrib in Debian.

Why does this differ significantly from the graphviz-client mentioned
earlier?  It sends some data and receives some data.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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