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Re: a legal way to include 3rd party repositories in fedora?



On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 22:14 +0800, Hikaru Amano wrote:
> On 7/4/07, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 13:04 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> > > This does NOT mean it is NOT possible to ship non-GPL'ed SW nor codecs
> > > as part of Fedora.
> >
> > Can you please expand on this just a bit?
Sorry for having missed this part. It's all a legal and the policy
issue. If your codec is OSI compliant (This does not mean it to be
GPL'ed!!), there is nothing which would prevent you from making such a
codec a part of Fedora.

> yum install revisor
> 
> add whatever 3rd party repo's config rpm into the kickstart
> 
> release the generated CD/DVD .. just dont name it Fedora
... and make sure the product complies to the legal rules applicable to
you, esp. when you should be wanting to sell it ;)

Ralf




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