> the Debian Project traditionally saves the firmware argument for the end
> of the release process. After all, they need to find some way to delay a
> release once it's looking close to ready.
Haha. What about all the work that has been done already during this release process to remove much firmware from the kernel, and to keep hardware using that firmware usable in the installer etc? Perhaps a vote is easier for LWN to report on than actual work being done.