[Mageia-dev] Non-free firmwares in installer

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 27 17:11:07 CEST 2011

2011/3/27 Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org>:
> And why should all of us suffer the hassle of a DVD + a CD (how would that
> work for all those that use USB-sticks, do they now need two sticks? And
> do you expect magazines to include a DVD+CD to please Mageia? What about
> all the extra waste and pollution cause by dual media?) just to please the
> few ultra-orthodox free software fanatics that seemingly would get allergic
> reactions if the main media contained some non-free code (even if it's only
> installed upon an informed choice of the user)?

Do you really think it will help to find a consent calling people who
do not share your opinion "ultra-orthodox software fanatics"? Makes me
wonder who is the real fanatic here.

Oh, BTW: why do you say "the few"? May be you have some figures to
prove which opinion has more "followers"?


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