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Re: Making Debian available

Am Samstag, 23. Januar 2021 schrieb Emanuele Rocca:
> On 22/01 08:30, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> > Taking away the choice for users who care about software freedom to
> > opt out of non-free content in the installer and find alternative
> > options would be a loss of freedom, in service of convenience for
> > users who aren't as invested in trying to minimize their use of
> > non-free software.
> Having the option to opt-out firmware during the installation procedure
> seems reasonable to me, and I don't think anyone was suggesting
> otherwise.
> The situation we are in today is very different though: we build a
> Defective by Design image that fails to install Debian on lots
> of computers because it does not include the firmware most WiFi cards need

In any case: if any of these ideas are wished to become reality, I fear 
someone will need to step in into the installer team and do some coding ...


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