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Re: ISO download difficult




On Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 12:04:21PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Michael Stone wrote:

you want debian to be uninstallable on some hardware without a copy of
windows? that doesn't seem like a step forward or even a desirable goal.

Of course not, that would be a ridiculous suggestion.
...
For devices that don't ship with an OS or Debian doesn't yet have an
install bootstrap app, obviously d-i ISOs would still be available and
users could manually download and run them, with or without the needed
firmware.

Great, you can understand how "If we did this we could even drop the ISOs" was confusing, then?

Mike Stone