[Mageia-dev] Non-free firmwares in installer

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 12:12:50 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:03, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:
> In the public appearance this would make a difference. As soon as
> there is non-free contents on the ISO it is a non-free ISO. That we
> provide non-free on the mirrors doesn't make Mageia a non-free distro,
> only what we offer as "products".


> That's why I also don't like the idea to have a free ISO and an ISO
> including core & non-free.

Why not? (genuine question - that was what Powerpack used to be - and
there are places where shipping a DVD is still more affordable than
getting it through the wire).

> No. As I already wrote: a small dualarch "driver ISO" is all that's needed.
> No issue about what kind of distro Mageia supplies, no issue about
> build efforts.



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