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Re: Some thoughts about firmware inclusion.



On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 15:38:22 +0200
Ralf Ertzinger <fedora camperquake de> wrote:

> Then there is the third group of binaries for non host native binaries
> (for example, arcade ROM files) which do not execute on the main CPU,
> since they were written for a completely different hardware (again,
> for example, Motorola 68xxx CPUs). Apart from copyright concerns,
> would this be permissible? The binary would not run on the main CPU,
> but on a virtual one, which is provided by an emulator (which, in
> turn, does run on the main CPU).

That's cheating IMHO.  That's like saying a .jar file doesn't execute
on the system CPU because the JVM executes it.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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