On 3/22/22 06:31, Axel Braun wrote:
Am Donnerstag, 17. März 2022, 00:00:52 CET schrieb Jim Henderson:
One of the real challenges that we face is things like TPM and other such proprietary technologies that restrict user choice in operating system software choices. Championing user choice is something that, to me, would be appropriate for the project to do (whether it's the board doing it or a group of interested members doing it). Something like restricted choice in operating system selection in consumer hardware would seem to me to be a fight (or discussion) worth having.
True. TPM can be the trojan horse to lock free software out, if hardware comes in conjunction with proprietary protocols and systems. One more reason to protect users from preinstalled proprietary systems....
If hardware prevented openSUSE from being installed then i'd see it as a completely different issue and one worth raising, fortunately we aren't in that kind of position at the moment.