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Re: firmware status for eagle-usb-*

"Marco d'Itri" <md@Linux.IT> writes:

> josh.trip@verizon.net wrote:
>>be provided while keeping the packages in contrib), but I didn't see
>>anything where you argued that a package in main that requires software
>>not in our archive was not a violation of Policy and the Social Contract
>>(other than many unsupported assertions that only the hardware required
>>the firmware, not the driver).

> I obviously consider this assertion well supported and central to my
> point.

Perhaps then you can provide an example of what the driver can do in a
world where all the Windows driver-CDs have vanished, and there is
only a device plaintively calling out for a firmware download in my
machine.  Can the driver do anything?

Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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