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Re: non-free?

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 09:32:26AM +0100, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
>On Tue, 2014-03-25 at 15:29 +0900, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
>> Because as long as we document it, it's very hard to claim that
>> "non-free" is not part of Debian, when you could just add it as a
>> keyword side-by-side with "main" in your sources.list.
>The firmware have been moved from main to non-free a few years ago. The
>unintended consequences is that almost every system now use the non-free
>Therefore users are more likely to install non-free packages.

Yup. Various conversations have happened around firmware in the last
few years, but this is an effect that some people may not be aware
of. So...

Neil and Lucas: what do you have to say on this front? Of all the
things that *could* be done here, what would you like to see

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
  Getting a SCSI chain working is perfectly simple if you remember that there
  must be exactly three terminations: one on one end of the cable, one on the
  far end, and the goat, terminated over the SCSI chain with a silver-handled
  knife whilst burning *black* candles. --- Anthony DeBoer

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