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Re: GR: Removal of non-free



On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 03:32:22PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > 3) make us more coherent exemplars of a 100% Free operating system

> I think the boot disks are a much more significant issue.

> At the moment, it's "Oh, yeah, debian -- dselect should be taken out
> and shot."  [I'm relaying a sentiment I've had expressed to me from more
> than one person.]

> With your change, that could become "Oh, yeah, debian -- dselect should
> be taken out and shot.  But I hear they're really strict about what
> software they accept."

> Or consider something like "My ethernet card didn't work.  It turns out
> that Debian gave me a 2.2 kernel."

So how about if we go ahead and get this thing moved to a vote, so we
can all get back to working on the sarge installer?

-- 
Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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