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Re: Announcing rpmfusion



On 10/25/07, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> On 9/12/07, Rodd Clarkson <rodd clarkson id au> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 16:53 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > > On 9/11/07, Rodd Clarkson <rodd clarkson id au> wrote:
> > > > The installer asks you to locate your time-zone.  Couldn't you use this
> > > > as a trigger for including the US patent encumbered stuff for non US
> > > > citizens.
> > >
> > > I'm pretty sure it would be just as inappropriate for me, as a US
> > > citizen, to be in a US embassy in Spain as it would be for me to be in
> > > Seattle.
> >
> > Okay, well then include a question about citizenship in the installer
> > and use that!
> >
> >
> > R.
>
> Yup, I support that. There a lot of us - non US fedora users and we
> would really welcome these changes.
>
> Valent from Croatia.


I'm technically a non US fedora user. But you gentlemen have to
understand the situation - RedHat's base is registered in the USA. And
RedHat's legal team has enough work to do defending itself from patent
trolls, and possibly Judases to really attempt to fight for things
like "boxed" codecs, etc.


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