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Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main (was: Bug#353277: should be in contrib)

Anthony Towns writes:

> But even if that weren't the case, nasm is an assembler -- it doesn't
> rely on assembler code to do anything useful, its purpose is to translate
> assembler code. ndiswrapper isn't a driver compiler, it's a wrapper to
> allow existing drivers to run on Linux.

This apparently means that you object to translation at the binary
level but not translation at the source level.  I guess that's
reasonable in a general sense, it's just not a distinction that policy
or the DFSG makes.

Michael Poole

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