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Re: FESCo future



On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 13:48 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 13:38 -0500, Greg Dekoenigsberg wrote:
> > >> Well, I agree with that in general. But I suspect if we don't have a "at
> > >> leat xx% need to be non-redhatters" rule a lot of people will say "this
> > >> is just another round in the never ending Red Hat game where they say to
> > >> get the community involved without giving them rights". I'd like to
> > >> avoid that.
> > 
> > The rebuttal is simple.  "All members of F-star are elected by the 
> > packaging community, the majority of whom do not work for Red Hat."
> > 
> > When the truth is on your side, use it.  The Fedora haters will not be 
> > convinced no matter what we say or do.
> > 
> 
> I'm not a fedora hater but I am a corporate distrust-er and I'm
> unconvinced that we're not extremely vulnerable to some 'pull it off the
> wire' bullshit like we HAVE seen in the past.
> 
> how hard would it be for a executive at rh to tell all the RH members of
> whatever committee:
>   - you will vote this way, you are not allowed to tell anyone why, and
> if you quit you're still bound by the NDA.

You could prevent that by requiring all buildsys and repo storage bits
be owned by someone other than RH.  Including the netapp hosting, and
domains, etc.

Would be expensive, but then they have no recourse for "pulling it off
the wire" because they don't own the wire.

josh


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