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Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?

> > It's different because, when the firmware is built into the device,
> > the person who has the device has the firmware.

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 05:41:31PM -0700, Ken Arromdee wrote:
> The person who has the device doesn't neceessarily have the firmware, because
> the firmware can be removed.

The person doesn't have the device at that point -- only part of it.

> Of course, there are relatively few examples where you'd *want* to
> remove the eeprom from the device, but similarly there are few examples
> where you'd want to sell the device without accompanying it with a CD.

Of course, those examples include this one: inadvertently losing track
of the CD.


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