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Re: [DRAFT] resolving DFSG violations

On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 01:48 -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 22:52 -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > But regardless, Debian has promised that Debian is only free software.
> Then why does Debian have non-free? Is that not part of Debian?

No, it's not part of Debian.  Non-free is distributed by Debian, but it
does not form a part of the Debian system.

> If non-free is meant to be an opt-in part of Debian, then put the
> distributable firmware there and be done with it.

Of course, what I would be happy to see is the firmware moved to the
non-free respository.  That's exactly what we're talking about.


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