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Re: [gNewSense-users] EnvyNG suggests non-free drivers

From: Ted Smith
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] EnvyNG suggests non-free drivers
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 05:38:46 -0400

On Fri, 2009-06-05 at 09:54 +0100, Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix -
> Graziano Sorbaioli wrote:
> > Il giorno ven, 05/06/2009 alle 01.12 -0400, Ted Smith ha scritto:
> > 
> >> This isn't similar to ndiswrapper at all. ndiswrapper just allows
> >> drivers written for NT to function with Linux. It doesn't
> >> recommend/download/install non-free software.
> >>
> >> This is more like the wrapper script for the Adobe Flash plugin, which
> >> downloaded and installed the binary plugin from adobe.
> > 
> > 
> > If the only purpose of this software is the installation of non free
> > drivers I think it should be removed because if we leave it in place
> > people could think we are approving the installation of non free stuff.
> > 
> When Brian and I said we were going to step down we did not expect this 
> all to fall to one person, can we have someone code up the fix to give 
> to Karl please?
> AFIK he is busy with exams at this time.
> P.
What coding does this involve... modifying gnome-app-install stuff? I
thought Envy would just need to be pulled from the repo.

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