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Re: LCC and blobs

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote:

> No, because we have chosen a limited set of goals.  We are for free
> software, not Curing All The World's Ills.  There is nothing
> hypocritical about Debian deciding to attack one problem (non-free
> software) without attacking a different problem (unchangeable
> burned-in software).

Burned-in software is, in general, non-free software. It would be as
easy for us to write a free alternative as it would be to write a free
version of firmware loaded from disk. Why do you believe this goal to be
less important?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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