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Re: Respin (revisited)



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Jeremy Katz wrote:
> 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
> 

Does this mean a Fedora derivative that may not be called Fedora in any
way and has been rebranded cannot even use the Fedora repositories?

Do we require these new upstreams to also rebuild all packages they pick
from Fedora, like CentOS does with RHEL?

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Jeroen van Meeuwen
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