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Re: Respin (revisited)



On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 15:27 -0400, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 14:13:12 -0500
> > Mike McGrath <mmcgrath redhat com> wrote:
> > 
> >> We keep Fedora up to date by means of the updates repo.  If the
> >> owners of the respin have an update to make, how does that work?  Is
> >> a respin always just a fixed point in time?  I know that a respin can
> >> use our own Updates repo (they would be smart to do so) but whatever
> >> makes their spin unique may also need updates.
> > 
> > If "whatever makes their spin unique" == packages outside of Fedora and
> > not served by fedora updates repos, they can't call it Fedora and they
> > likely need to provide their own hosting and their own update system
> > for their users.
> 
> Is this written down somewhere?

The trademark policy is.  And it says that you can only use bits in the
main Fedora repo and continue to call it Fedora.  

Jeremy


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