Re: on firmware (possible proposal)
On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> | Firmware is data that is uploaded to hardware components, not designed to be
> | run on the host CPU.
A postscript file isn't firmware simply because you can upload it to a
So, maybe slightly better:
| Firmware is data that is loaded into hardware components in order to
| make the component function properly. It is not code that is run on
| the host CPU.
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