Subject: Re: Are online services also software for Debian's
rules?



Hi,

I don't have anything useful to add to your other comments, but:

On 08/12/2017 02:11 PM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Christian Seiler
>>> [free CPU designs]
>>> (although I'm sure there are...)
>>
>> There are, take a look at RISC-V, for example. [1] And for the
>> requirement about not requiring non-free software, you don't need
>> to have a fully free CPU design, just one where the microcode is
>> free. And I believe that current POWER CPUs fall under that
>> category. (I may be wrong though.)
>
> Doesn't help if it's not packaged in Debian, though.

Well, if I'm not wrong about POWER, that's supported in Debian
as a release arch (ppc64el).

Regards,
Christian



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