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Re: Fedora Remix definition



On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 08:53:31AM -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 3:36 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> > Thanks for providing this summary Chris.
> >
> > In the context of the "one Fedora package" question, it's important to
> > remember that the key goals of having Remixes are to (1) allow the
> > downstream to inherit some of Fedora's brand power, and (2) help the
> > downstream drive interest in Fedora as the upstream.
> 
> So here's the one question that I think will bake your noodle.
> What if someone walked into the project and wanted to do a coronary
> based distribution instead of a binary rpm distribution, using Fedora
> srpms as source material?
> 
> reference: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Conary:RPM_Package_Recipe_HOWTO
> 
> Would we feel comfortable extending the Fedora brand power to that
> sort of experiment under the terms of the Fedora Remix secondary mark?

yes, I would.  I see remixes as an excellent way to push the boundries
of what Fedora (the distribution) is today, while still being a part
of Fedora (the community).


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