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

[Hendrik Sattler]
> Me just doesn't get the rationale behind differing between firmware
> in a PROM and firmware that the driver loads into the hardware.
> There is none.

Good, then we can stop talking about including it in main.  We don't
ship hardware, so if firmware is part of the hardware, we don't need to
ship it either.  If it's part of the hardware, then it is the hardware
vendor's responsibility, not Debian's, to make sure it is available.

(It might be nice, for the convenience of the hardware vendors, to
produce some sort of specification for CD layouts and metadata so that
they can provide firmware to their customers in a way that's easy to
use with Debian.)

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