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Re: DFSG violations in Lenny: Summarizing the choices

On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 12:21:26PM +0900, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 4:11 AM, Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
> > Another choice open to Debian is to make it easier for users to opt
> > into downloading firmware --- perhaps by making very easy through the
> > installer to select the non-free section.
> For machines where non-free firmware is required, lenny d-i defaults
> to adding non-free and installing that firmware. I found this out when
> installing on my laptop, which contains an Intel 3945 wireless chip.

Oooh.... does that means Debian is distributing non-free bits?  My
suggestion is that we either change the DFSG, or drop it so that it
complies with the DFSG, like the DFSG hard-liners want.

	      	  	     	      		  - Ted

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