Re: Free OS versus free hw
Loïc Minier <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008, Ben Finney wrote:
> > Since the Social Contract promises Debian *won't* ship non-free
> > things, that's not an option compatible with the promises made by
> > the Debian project.
> I might not have said it clearly enough:
> - I agree the current DFSG and social contract imply we need to
> provide sources for these firmware if they are shipped in Debian
> - in turn, this implies that I'm suggesting we might need to reword
> parts of them to reduce the perimeter of Debian to something
> achievable which we still love and aim for
Thanks for making it clear.
I disagree completely with that suggestion. I agree with the current
promise that all of Debian (that is, the operating system in whole and
all its parts) must be free.
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