Re: New section for firmware.
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Loïc Minier wrote:
> If the intent is to include it in our CD-ROMs, I think some people will
> want a "really really free" CD-ROM which doesn't have this section.
Or maybe an explicit debconf question about the non-free nature? This
could make sure that no one will get non-free software installed without
explicit consent and take the burden off the CD team to prepare another
set of CDs etc. (Of course anything on the CDs must be distributable).
> So that would mean two sets of images. What is the advantage of this
> section over pulling firmwares from non-free into a second set of
Fine control of allowing certain non-free drivers (and/or documentation)
without enabling the whole 'evil empire' of 'non-free'. Simpler
installation from CD/usb/etc (network cards etc.).
See also my other post.
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