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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

"Francesco P. Lovergine" <frankie@debian.org> writes:

> Firmware is a component of hardware. Also processors uses microcode to
> work. So, do we are wrong in calling that 'hardware'? 

Real firmware is as you say.  But "loaded on demand" is not a
component of hardware any longer.

> Again, the separation among hardware and software is damn tiny in modern
> electronic. 

For free software purposes, the test is easy: If I wanted to change
this, could I?  If I wanted to distribute my modifications, can I?

Is what restricts me from doing these things only my lack of source
and licensing permission?  

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