In an alternative universe there is a version of Canonical using kickstarter to crowdsource funding for new concepts. The actor Jerry O'Connell has taken me there, and its an eerie sort of place, with Ubuntu branded electronics everywhere.
Oh, and other distros, with lots of lawyers, are distributing these
firmware images as a single package, so this needs to be resolved either
by realizing that our interpretation is incorrect, or that everyone is
-- Greg KH
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