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Re: Debian images on Microsoft Azure cloud

On 11/15/2015 06:50 PM, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:04:29PM +0100, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On 11/12/2015 04:52 PM, kuLa wrote:
>>> On 2015-11-12 15:58:03, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>>> As per the discussions during debconf, to be called "official", the
>>>> images have to be built:
>>>> - directly from an unmodified stable
>>>> - with reproducibility on any Debian computer (ie: no need for any
>>>> external infrastructure access)
>>> I don't think we reached any consensus in relation to the last point but I'm
>>> not going to argue about it right now.
>> There's IMO no consensus to have, unless we change the root of Debian
>> (ie: the DFSG, and the fact that we do free software, and can build it
>> in Debian). The need for an external infrastructure would make the
>> images non-free. SaaS on a proprietary platform is as non-free as one
>> can get. I don't anyone would say otherwise, would you?
> Personally, I disagree with the statement that "the need for external
> infrastructure would make the images non-free".
> If a cloud platform does not make it possible to *import* images from an
> external source,

AFAIK, they all do.

If you can't upload a custom images, then it makes the cloud pretty much


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