development tools and non-free drviers

Mark Shuttleworth mark at canonical.com
Wed Jan 4 22:50:45 GMT 2006


Matt Zimmerman wrote:

>One way to achieve the goal more simply would be to provide updated drivers
>in a separate repository which explicitly does not receive security support,
>allowing users to opt for the updated drivers if they are willing to accept
>the tradeoff.  The drivers could then be rolled into -security at a later
>date if they are believed to be appropriate for all users.
>  
>
I imagine that's a reasonable tradeoff for people who want
-proposed-updates.




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