[Replicant] [PATCH 4/9] freedom-privacy-security-issues: Add an example of where the hardware knowledge is.

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at no-log.org
Sun Mar 27 13:23:04 UTC 2016

On Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:12:39 +0100
Paul Kocialkowski <contact at paulk.fr> wrote:

> > with the modem, and the Linux kernel will be responsible of
> > permitting  
> "permitting" doesn't quite describe what it does. How about:
> "That hardware abstraction layer will implement the protocol to
> communicate with the modem. The kernel will handle the transactions
> between the hardware abstraction layer and the modem, driving the
> required bus controllers."
While this is technically correct, this sounds way to technical for many
I've addressed your concern in the v2.

> I'd avoid mentioning Linux since this description is general
> ("kernel" is sufficient).
Again, this is to make it more accessible.

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