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Re: Proposal: The DFSG do not require source code for data, including firmware



vorlon@debian.org wrote:

>> I would prefer if the term "firmware" would be defined or at least
>> explained in the GR.  Something like:
>
>>   firmware (data which is sent to attached devices for processing and
>>   which is not, directly or indirectly, executed on the host CPU)
>
>I don't object to this.  Is there agreement among the GR sponsors that this
>is the definition of firmware that should be used?
I agree with the general idea, but I am not sure if this definition
covers CPU microcode updates like the ones uploaded by the microcode.ctl
package.

-- 
ciao,
Marco



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