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Re: yum



On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 10:23:42PM +0700, Michel Salim wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 09:41:19 -0400, Tim Daly <daly rio sci ccny cuny edu> wrote:
> > Anybody see that Microsoft and Apple are being sued for network updates?
> > How does this affect yum?
> 
> That's news to my ears; where did you hear this from? Considering Red
> Hat's yum repositories contain no patent-infringing material I would
> think they'd be fine, in any case.

Well, that's not the way the world works, unfortunately :-(.

This issue has nothing to do with the software being upgraded, but
about the tool or method to upgrade software with (which is most
likely a crazy patent about a trivial method, but we have to deal
with evil guys in this world :-( ).

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