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Re: [PROPOSAL] Let's ship all firmwares included inthe pristine upstream kernel tarball in debian/etch.

Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> this is at least clearly worded, unambiguous, and if it succeeds will
> allow to release etch without delay (at least without delay because of
> firmware problems).

It seems this is not true (qlogic), and still might be "interpreted",
namely as trying to force the teams and RM to include things they think
are undistributable.  Furthermore, I see Sven's current actions and
statements as being destructive only, and do not want to help with

> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>> Given the difficulty of finding a common ground about the non-free firmware
>> issue, the Debian Project does resolve that :
>>   1) We allow inclusion in Debian Etch of all firmwares currently shipped in
>>   the upstream linux kernel tarball.
>> ===  END OF PROPOSAL  ===
> I second this proposal.  I don't care whether it's on separate or common,
> landscape or portrait, b/w or colored ballots.

I therefore withdraw my second.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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