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Re: Fwd: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

Harshad Joshi writes:
> Lot of PC/laptop/tablets in 2012 and beyond will have UEFI instead of
> good old bios.

Bad old bios.  Very bad.  It was designed for 8080s and floppy disks.
It was excellent for that environment but it has been obsolete for

> Will Debian community fight against this evil step taken by computer
> makers?

UEFI is not evil (though Coreboot is better), and there is a lot more to
it than the signing stuff.  Even the latter is not intrinsically evil:
it all depends on the implementation.
John Hasler

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