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Re: [Amendement firmware GR] - Best effort / no regression

On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 10:55:59PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 09:47:22PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > 4 does not seem to account for the fact that removing such firmware may mean
> > having to choose between losing support for certain hardware in our
> > installer, and releasing etch according to schedule.  Did you mean for 4 to
> > say "remove as much non-free firmware as time allows without negatively
> > impacting the installer", or something like that? 

> I did not.  Providing support for users that need non-free software is
> generally done on a best-effort basis and this GR does not need to hammer
> the point. I am quite open to wording improvement, though.

Well, I don't see any benefit to spending time improving the wording in this
case, since I would vote against it for this reason.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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