Laptop running 100% Free Software (was: A pan-European DFD activity proposal)

Jelle Hermsen jelle at
Tue Feb 14 17:12:59 UTC 2012

If it's good enough for RMS... :)

On Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:19:03 +0100, Fabian Keil wrote:
> Given that the BIOS is the only firmware that is explicitly
> mentioned to be free software, I assume "no close firmware needed"
> actually means "no non-free firmware except the pre-installed one".
> If that's the case, the system might satisfy the "no non-free drivers"
> requirement, but it wouldn't really be "running 100% Free Software".
> Of course the other firmware could be covered by the "etc.",
> but considering the specifications listed on the same URL
> that seems rather unlikely to me.
> Fabian

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