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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
> that.

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
informal term?

Robert Millan

  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."

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