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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.

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 02:26:27PM -0700, Ken Arromdee wrote:
> 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.

Why isn't "you don't need a special debian loader to load the eprom into
the device" a functional difference?


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