Re: LCC and blobs
* Thomas Bushnell BSG
| Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 ,''`.
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