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    Hi Randy!

    > | Wouldn't it have been better to make this 'n character device which can
    > | be read from / written to just like a normal file (/dev/nvram-like
    > | interface) -
    > | that way applications can actually use unused eeprom space.
    >
    > I wouldn't care for this. There's nothing 'normal' about this
    > EEPROM space, and apps generally won't know where there might be
    > some 'unused eeprom space'.

    That's not true. Sure, it may not be useful in your average setup, but there
    are some cases where it might be useful, e.g. in embedded systems.

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    Regards
    Abraham

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