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Re: On installation media and firmware [Re: New section for firmware]

On Tue, 13 Jan 2009, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 January 2009, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > Sure it does; it's a set of the initial media which contains the
> > non-free firmware in *addition* to the normal stuff contained on
> > the fully DFSG-free media. [You'd just need this for CD1, the
> > netinst, business card and cd images, and perhaps the m-a DVD.]
> >
> > The only additional user-facing complexity is the additional media
> > and the need for users to be able to differentiate between the
> > media types.
> I cannot make it more clear than this: the debian-boot and debian-cd teams 
> are against any such solution.

That's all fine and good, but why?

Don Armstrong

No matter how many instances of white swans we may have observed, this
does not justify the conclusion that all swans are white.
 -- Sir Karl Popper _Logic of Scientific Discovery_

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