Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft
* On 2012 05 Jun 21:45 -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Nate Bargmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Again, let MS rot in its malware hell. I don't care! Perhaps if MS had
> > been a bit more proactive a couple of decades ago we would not be having
> > this discussion. MSFT issues are not for us in the Debian or wider
> > Linux community to resolve.
> Comments like this make you look like a tool. Microsoft is acting as
> as nothing more than a certificate authority here. This has jack and
> all to do with MS Windows.
I'd much rather be a "tool" standing up for computing freedom than a
lacky buying into the marketing spin.
> > If need be, community oriented hardware based on ARM and such will
> > become the order of the day for general purpose computer. Consumer
> > hardware is being made off-limits to the hobbyist.
> You can't disable the code signing requirement on ARM.
Really? So the Raspberry Pi requires signed code? The Freedom Box
on ARM hardware requires signed code?
- Nate >>
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