Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. Anyone has the freedom of install installing propitiatory software even non tech users.
Including non-free software in the repository is insisting/proposing users, especially non tech ones, to give up their freedom for simplicity without understanding the importance of them and the technical problems that non free/libre software brings (a good example of that is the game modding community). Mainstreams users like you seem to refer to them are what makes software and hardware go in decadence. I don't say that they are directly concerned, but it is how their were treated like, that made them what they are now and ask the same bad products. If you continue to give them what they are made of the project will slowly become like them and only enforce the already bad circle. Their are already lots of free software games, seek the libre game wiki encyclopedia. https://libregamewiki.org/Main_Page Note: emulators can be free software but the roms/blobs shouldn’t be included, f-droid already does that. Le 15/10/2016 08:24, ryan a écrit : > Actually, I personally take a hybdrid approach to my libre software. I > focus on the important components being libre, but if some high-level > software isn't, I can live with that as long as I'm not dependent on it. > > > So with that in mind, I know I would play some emulators on there. Also, > if we just focus the EOMA68 projects on fully-libre usecases, we will > miss out on many mainstream users who are necessary if we want the > standard (or whatever revision its reached by then) to be at all > relevant in 20 years. I like the idea of 100% libre hardware and a 100% > libre software stack, but with easy options for the user to choose to > add non-free components if they wish (like the Debian non-free > repository being only a couple of clicks away) > > Thanks > > -Ryan > > > On 10/15/2016 12:52 AM, FaTony wrote: >> What kind of games are you planning to run? >> >> Because this is very libre focused project so I assume emulators of >> proprietary hardware and proprietary games for that hardware out of the >> question. >> >> GaCuest: >>> Hello everyone. >>> >>> I suppose many of you know the handheld games console project >>> based on EOMA68 (the provisional name is ZEOMA). >>> >>> The website (it is outdated (the images are also outdated), when the >>> project is more advanced I'll update) (thanks to Peter Bouda) is: >>> http://www.ubrew.it/ >>> >>> The features of the console are: >>> - 4.5 inch 480x854 IPS screen. >>> - Resistive touch panel. >>> - DPad + A B X Y buttons + R button + L button + 2 Analog triggers >>> + 2 Analog Joystick (with push button) + Start + Select + Home >>> + Vol +/- + 2 extra buttons. >>> - 4000 mAh battery. >>> - Stereo. >>> - MicroSD slot. >>> - USB 2.0 Host. >>> - MicroUSB (for charging). >>> - STM32F072 for controls. >>> - AR9271 WIFI. >>> >>> I have done a small block diagram you can see here: >>> http://george.the-petries.co.uk/shared-write-access/eoma/Block%20Diagram%20ZEOMA/Block%20Diagram%20Console%202.0.jpg >>> >>> >>> I have placed the datasheets of the components here: >>> http://george.the-petries.co.uk/shared-write-access/eoma/Datasheets%20ZEOMA/ >>> >>> >>> I have no prior experience designing schematics and PCB, but I will >>> try to do my best. If I have any questions, I will ask you. >>> >>> I will publish all the schematics and PCB under GPLv3+. >>> >>> If anyone have any suggestions or improvement, I appreciate it. >>> >>> Thanks to Luke for all his help. Also thanks to Alexander for allowing >>> us to store the files of the project in his server. >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> arm-netbook mailing list email@example.com >>> http://lists.phcomp.co.uk/mailman/listinfo/arm-netbook >>> Send large attachments to arm-netb...@files.phcomp.co.uk >>> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> arm-netbook mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org >> http://lists.phcomp.co.uk/mailman/listinfo/arm-netbook >> Send large attachments to arm-netb...@files.phcomp.co.uk > > > > > _______________________________________________ > arm-netbook mailing list email@example.com > http://lists.phcomp.co.uk/mailman/listinfo/arm-netbook > Send large attachments to arm-netb...@files.phcomp.co.uk > -- Note: veuillez s'il vous plaît utiliser GnuPg pour nos futures conversations https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/fr/ Plus d'info ici: http://www.bibmath.net/crypto/index.php?action=affiche&quoi=moderne/pgp Message envoyé avec GNU Icedove un fork de Thunderbird https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Icedove
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