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Re: guideline-isms leading to dependency bloats (was: fedora-logos dependencies in F7)



On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 08:58:34AM -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 12:38 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> 
> > Please decide on what is better, if you want the FPC to exempt
> > fedora-logos I'll bring it up there. But maybe the subpackage split is
> > preferred.
> 
> It has been extensively discussed that splitting is not an option
> because legal wants us to keep all trademarked images in a single
> package.

Spliting is *the option* along with teaching legal not to impose such
braindead non-technical issues.

I'm sorry, but I see no reason fro that. Next legal will ask to put
all in one folder (so goodbye / vs /usr split) or all in one file
(hey, it's legal, it doesn't need to make sense, they have the final
say).

So please whoever lives and works near the legal people at Red Hat buy
them some coffee over lunch and ask them to raise the legalism crap.

And finally if all they care is the mention of a package in the EULA,
changing "fedora-logo" to "fedora-logo and fedora-logo-no-X" or
whatever won't cost them more than 5 minutes of their life.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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