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



At 6:00 PM +0200 6/15/07, Axel Thimm wrote:
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>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 would guess that Legal wants there to be a single package whose removal
removes all trademarked artwork.  I think their purpose is to make it
simple for third parties to do legal re-issues from source, as CentOS does.
Perhaps third parties also like having a single RPM to redo from scratch.
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