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Re: LCC and blobs

On Dec 18, Brian Thomas Sniffen <bts@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> No.  It's a driver for an ipw 2100; it has an ipw2100 and can't drive
> it.  It's not functional -- it failed to power on the adapter.  In the
No: it's reporting that the card did activate correctly, but it's not
the driver's fault. The driver is complete and does not lack anything
needed to operate the device.

> This certainly doesn't make Debian uninstallable.  All the drivers in
> question can move to contrib.  It just ensures that Debian ships only
> free software in Debian main.
Packages in contrib are not part of debian.
It's funny that after some people tried hard to remove any trace of
non-free software from the debian archive now there is the concrete risk
that using contrib and non-free will be mandatory for many users.

ciao, |
Marco | [9900 stMOs23QwadkU]

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