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Re: LCC and blobs

Michael Poole <mdpoole@troilus.org> writes:

> Thomas Bushnell BSG writes:
> > Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
> > 
> > > | 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.
> > 
> > So you think the key difference is whether the data downloaded lands
> > on a hard drive instead of a flash rom?
> That is apparently an important distinction when it comes to where the
> data is customarily stored; why should it be ignored for a download?

I'm not saying it should be ignored; I'm saying its irrelevant to
whether the downloader package belongs in contrib or main.

Why do you care, incidentally?  Why not just put the thing in contrib
and be done with it?

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