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RE: rawhide report: 20041106 changes




> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-devel-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-devel-list-
> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of seth vidal
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 12:40 PM
> To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core
> Subject: Re: rawhide report: 20041106 changes
> 
> On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 13:31, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:
> > Too many lawyers leads to high score losses.
> >
> > First RH people got rid of almost all interesting multimedia
> > libraries, so people had to find and download it from places that are
> > not RH repositories... Now the same is happening to MySQL, other
> > applications and even x11 true type fonts, while most other distros
> > are not so restrictive about non GPL packages. Even when you are
> > dealing with basic subjects - NTFS module is not compiled in the
> > official distro, so we have do download kernel software (BTW
> > 2.6.9-1.667 does not compile well with the /boot/config-2.6.9-1.667)
> > and recompile the whole stuff - you have to fight with the fact that
> > the lawyers at RH are GPL zealotes and this is anoying...
> 
> Okay, Look, this is not a development discussion. If you'd like to start
> a screed about red hat's lawyers take it to fedora-list. But not on
> fedora-devel-list, okay? good.
> 
> -sv
> 
> 
it is a development issue, and a open source issue.  I don't really know how
RH's lawyers are an issue.  But what goes in/out to fc distro is an for the
devl list and the impact of patents on that so I'm sure where you are coming
from Seth.




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