[Mageia-dev] Non-free firmwares in installer

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 20:15:52 CET 2011

Op donderdag 24 maart 2011 11:18:03 schreef Olivier Blin:
> Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> writes:
> >>> It can't be "free" and have "non-free" firmware... previously the
> >>> firmware only were on the Live CD's. I am not sure anything has been
> >>> changed in that regard (i.e. I didn't see the matter get discussed
> >>> yet).
> >> 
> >> They were also on the PowerPack images, and they are installed
> >> automatically over a network install
> > 
> > But to be installed via network you have to have a network connection
> > first, n'est-ce pas?
> > That's what this thread is about.
> It is now also about "in which media should we include non-free
> packages?" :)

no, about if they are really non-free... stuff released as BSD is free in my 
book. if they don't comply, they could be sued for all i care, but it's still 

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