I second Manoj's proposal below. ma, 2008-11-10 kello 12:21 -0600, Manoj Srivastava kirjoitti: > ,----[ Proposal 5: allow Lenny to release with firmware blobs ] > | 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; most of the issues that were outstanding at the time of the > | last stable release have been sorted out. However, new issues in the > | kernel sources have cropped up fairly recently, and these new issues > | have not yet been addressed; > | > | 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 Etch release in Lenny (to the best of our knowledge > | as of 1 November 2008); > > | 4. We give priority to the timely release of Lenny over sorting every > | bit out; for this reason, we will treat removal of sourceless > | firmware as a best-effort process, and deliver firmware as part of > | Debian Lenny as long as we are legally allowed to do so, and the > | firmware is distributed upstream under a license that complies > | with the DFSG. > `---- > > This is just proposal 2 + the last clause of item 4. I am > formally proposing this as an amendment, either to replace proposal 2; > or as a formal alternative in its own right, and I am asking for > seconds.
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