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Re: Whether remotely running software is considered "software" for Debian.




On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 09:15:01AM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Adding a 'firmware' repository (and even enabling it by default), while
> it would similarly both improve that out-of-the-box experience and make
> the free-software bubble easier to achieve for those who want it, would
> not remove the "accessibility to end users" barrier which provides
> incentive for maintainers to want their packages to be in main.
> 
> Perhaps adding that 'firmware' repository and enabling both it and
> contrib by default, while keeping non-free disabled by default, would be
> the most optimal solution? Although that would seem to imply a change in
> what is considered "part of Debian", which might be controversial.
This will be require a GR. Several GRs, I suppose.

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