Dealing With Contentious Kernel Blobs

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| The issue of binary kernel blobs cropped up on the gNewSense Mailing list
| recently. The discussion I saw was friendly enough, but the real benefit for
| me was that I got to see just why kernel blobs are so, well... contentious.
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| [...]
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| But, most importantly, the developer cannot discern why. Without knowing why
| something happens, you'd be hard pressed to know what changes to make. Other
| developers not related to the gNewSense project have confirmed the issue.
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http://blue-gnu.biz/content/dealing_...s_kernel_blobs


Related:

Will Microsoft Put The Colonel in the Kernel?

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| "The kernel meets The Colonel in a just-published Microsoft patent
| application for an Advertising Services Architecture, which delivers targeted
| advertising as 'part of the OS.' *
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http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/14/043200