Re: NEW handling: About rejects, and kernels
On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 11:13:55AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 11:22:51PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Given some options:
> > 1. Don't distribute the firmware blob at all;
> > 2. Provide a way to download the blob during install (while admitting
> > this won't work if the blob is the code for your ADSL modem);
> > 3. Provide the blob on disk in the regular install media (ie in main);
> > 4. Provide the blob on disk in a special tained installer
> > (ie in non-free or a special firmware section).
> > Which do you think makes the system *depend* less or more on non-free
> > software? (Depend is the key word.)
> Option 3
In all 4 cases, your hardware depends on the blob being loaded,
regardless of whether Debian is involved.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>