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

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> And that is a functional difference: in one case the owner of the
> device who has downloaded some Debian software has to go get some
> other software and load it onto his machine; in the other case he
> doesn't.

That's not a functional difference.  In the other case the user has to go get
an eprom and make sure it's plugged into the socket.

You could counter by pointing out that the eprom is normally already there,
but so is the CD.

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