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Re: ISO download difficult




El 05/12/17 a las 10:19, Thibaut Paumard escribió:
> Dear Sean,
> 
> Le 04/12/2017 à 21:47, Sean Whitton a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > 
> > On Mon, Dec 04 2017, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> > 
> > > I vote for:
> > >     1- putting the non-free firmware on all our images,
> > 
> > This seems more controversial than it needs to be, and misses an
> > opportunity for us to express our values.
> > 
> > Why are you against maintaining the fullly free images alongside those
> > with non-free firmware?  The issue is that the latter are hidden, not
> > that there's anything much wrong with the former.
> > 
> 
> Mostly because we should keep it (or rather make it) as simple as possible
> to install Debian.
> 
> I also believe this should be less controversial. I don't see any problem
> with shipping non-free firmware on our main installation media as long as
> they are redistributable, because I don't consider them part of the OS. The
> user has this hardware, to use it she needs the OS to upload that third-pary
> blob to her device, let's allow her to do that easily.
> 
> Having the two download links side by side on the front page would already
> be a major improvement, but it would still be very confusing for our users.
> That's why I would prefer to put the "beware of the leopard" sign inside the
> install medium, and provide only one medium that would work for both kinds
> of users.
…

It's surely not the perfect approach, but I think this would be the best
option if Debian wants to attract new non-expert users.

 -- Santiago

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