El dimecres, 11 d’abril de 2018, a les 15:18:05 CEST, Jonathan Riddell va escriure: > Dearest KDE > > KDE neon is a project to bring KDE's software to the people by various > convenient and rapid methods. Recently we've been working on packages > for the Pinebook . Pinebook is a < $100 laptop using an ARM > processor which will open up whole new markets to KDE software and > computing generally as well as a great proof of concept of plasma on a > really low profile device. We have a real chance of having Plasma and > other free software shipped on a laptop which will enable people to > access digital freedom who otherwise would be offline. > > However it needs a proprietary driver for the graphics to work. Neon > is only building free software of course and the installable images as > well as the Docker images and Snap packages we make are all 100% free > software. The packaging for the driver is hosted outside Neon and KDE > infrastructure but of course it's needed for the images. At the > moment the Neon Pinebook Remix's installable images are built on > Neon's servers but hosted on my private server. > > While the manifesto and licencing policy are clear that KDE projects > must be free software it doesn't say anything about supporting drivers > or build infrastructure for that software. Plasma Active has shipped > images with non-free firmware and drivers on for years > (https://files.kde.org/plasma/active/4.0/images/nexus7/). > > How do we feel about shipping installable images with non-free > supporting software? The alternative is to drop and not ship any more > images for Plasma Active or Mobile etc.
First easy question, do we have the rights to distribute those non free software blobs? Cheers, Albert > > Jonathan > >  https://www.pine64.org/?page_id=3707