Re: LCC and blobs
md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Dec 20, Brian Thomas Sniffen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
>> >> differently depending on the presence of additional software -- the
>> >> kernel, for example, or the firmware.
>> > I'm not doing this either.
>> Great. Then the driver operates differently depending on the presence
>> of additional software -- it needs a Linux kernel and the firmware.
> But then drivers also "depend" on "additional softwares" stored in
> flash EEPROMs in devices.
>> Without either of those, it does not operate. This is a dependency.
> But then ICQ clients "depend" on non-free ICQ servers...
And every program depends on a computer, most of which is probably
constructed using a design language like VHDL, which is not far from