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Re: [AMENDMENT]: Release Etch now, with source-less but legal and freely licensed firmware

On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 12:38:16PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>|  1. We affirm that our Priorities are our users and the free software
>|     community (Social Contract #4);
>|  2. We acknowledge that there is a lot of progress in the kernel
>|     firmware issue; however, it is not yet finally sorted out; 
>|  3. We assure the community that there will be no regressions in
>|     the progress made for freedom in the kernel distributed by
>|     Debian relative to the Sarge  release in Etch
>|  4. We give priority to the timely release of Etch over sorting every
>|     bit out; for this reason, we will treat removal of sourceless
>|     firmware as a best-effort process, and deliver firmware in udebs as
>|     long as it is necessary for installation (like all udebs), and
>|     firmware included in the kernel itself as part of Debian Etch,
>|     as long as we are legally allowed to do so, and the firmware is
>|     distributed upstream under a license that complies with the DFSG. 


Aníbal Monsalve Salazar

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