Re: on firmware (possible proposal)
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 04:56:38PM +0100, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > "Firmware is data [...]"
> Firmware is like porn, I know it when I see it. :)
> This isn't meant to be an exact definition, but more of a guideline.
> That being said, if s/data/software/ makes you happy then we can do
Why not refer to it as "microcode" instead? This is far less ambigous, as
"microcontroller" is a more specific term than "processor".
> Also, I was asked to s/BLOB/blob/ which seems fine to me too.
May I suggest "so-called \"blobs\"" or some indication that "blob" is an
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."