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Re: If Debian support OS certification?

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 9:32 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:

> A trustworthy certification report that said "this machine would have
> passed the certification, except that the wifi card requires a
> separately supplied firmware blob from Debian non-free" would be
> extremely useful to many users and potential purchasers.

It also needs "Also, you need to be aware of these other proprietary
components and what their capabilities are", as mentioned.

> I wonder if we could have a certification level (and associated name,
> logo, etc.) that specifically permits exactly this kind of deviation.

Consensus upthread seems to be no logo or "certification" for things
that don't qualify for the agreed-on top level. Still mention the
hardware, but don't "certify" it.



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