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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged ???lenny-ignore????

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 09:03 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> William Pitcock <nenolod@sacredspiral.co.uk> writes:
> > Unfortunately, those who contribute to Debian must be dedicated to
> > ensuring future releases of Debian support the latest available
> > hardware at time of release.
> That's news to me. Where is such a dedication required? Is it some
> special reading of the vague “our users” commitment, or do you get
> this dedication from all Debian contributors some other way?
> Does that dedication somehow override every DD's explicit commitment
> to ensuring Debian is 100% DFSG-free in the Social Contract?

I worded that rather badly. You should imply "within acceptable terms of
the DFSG" here... in this case, putting stuff in the nonfree firmware
package in non-free is an acceptable solution.


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