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Re: NEW handling: About rejects, and kernels

Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

>> Regardless, the point is what we distribute, not what is on my
>> computer.  
> Why? How does it benefit Debian if our users have to obtain firmware
> from somewhere else to make their hardware work? How does it benefit
> freedom if we imply that hardware with on-chip firmware is preferable?

The DFSG says that's the wrong question to ask.  The question to ask
is how it helps our users to have free firmware instead of non-free.
And guess what: you're proof that it can be modified usefully
demonstrates how.

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