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Re: The Multimedia Question



On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 13:18 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 7/19/07, seth vidal <skvidal linux duke edu> wrote:
> > but that's just it. if someone puts that in a repository then it could
> > be a serious poison pill. If it is enough to get red hat sued then even
> > if it bears out that rh acted appropriately by getting the problem fixed
> > I can relatively guarantee that will be the LAST time we ever get to try
> > that.
> 
> Or a related question.. do we have the ability to point into another
> repository of code for specific things, that we are confident aren't
> legally toxic....regardless of the totality of what is available
> there.  If external repositories are essentially searchable
> collections of software, is it okay to instruct users how to search
> those external collections for very specific things?

that's the issue - we can tell them how to add repos, sure.
but we can't say which repos to add
and if there are repos that are full of free and legally-unencumbered
software then the question becomes why aren't they in fedora?

-sv



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