Posted by: Anonymous
on August 04, 2008 11:59 AM
> I strongly support your action
> (but I already use debian :))
Would you be willing to help linux-libre build freed-ebian packages?
> although as it seems it won't get far.
Well, considering that it's already been adopted by BLAG, gNewSense and Musix GNU+Linux, and soon dyne:bolic and more, in just a few months, I wouldn't say that. I'm quite happy about it, in spite of Fedora's stance. And, hey!, even if Fedora doesn't formally adopt linux-libre, it was its existence that got the firmware separation project moving, and that's something that Fedora definitely wants to adopt, and that might enable 100% Free spins of Fedora down the road. How could I *not* be happy? :-)
> But what about joining gNewSense ?
Erhm... I'm already involved, to some extent, like, offering some guidance in the Kernel Freedom Verification they're carrying out and looking forward to indication of additional material that linux-libre should take out.
I'm also trying to locate people familiar with .deb building infrastructure that could help build binaries for Debian (freed-ebian) and Ubuntu (uhurubuntu; uhuru is an African word that means freedom :-). gNewSense could then use the latter right away, very much like BLAG does with our freed-ora builds, rather than creating their own builds based on older releases of linux-libre.