Re: please comment on the draft (last call)
On Thu, Oct 23 2008, Robert Millan wrote:
> I haven't seen any reply requesting specific adjustments to the draft; some
> of the replies objecting to the proposal as a whole hinted at specific
> improvements, but nobody wanted to followup on these:
> - Change the exceptions so that it also covers Glibc and possibly other
> components, instead of just firmware.
This can be yet another proposal on the ballot. One proposal for
just kernel blobs, another one for glibc + kernel blobs. Gives people
> - Make it explicit that moving a package to non-free as a result of the
> rules stablished by this GR does not imply that the whole archive must
> inmediately move to contrib (note: the current SC doesn't enforce
> moving packages to contrib, but it is generally considered a technical
> bug when main is not self-contained).
I am not so sure of that. We can at least put in
kernel-image-libre packages based on Ben Hutchings work to prevetnt
that, at any rate, if it comes to that.
"Yeah, but you're taking the universe out of context."
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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