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Re: Announcing rpmfusion



> We might be in hot water still, but at least liability could possibly not
> be
> claimed if it is in the Terms of Use of this community list of
> repositories...
>
> On 9/12/07, Casey Dahlin <cjdahlin ncsu edu> wrote:
>>
>> King InuYasha wrote:
>> > Unfortunately, because Red Hat IS a USA-based company, they (and all
>> > us Americans) cannot make a distro available that is directly
>> > connected in ANY fashion to repositories containing patented
>> > technologies that do not have an license explicitly stating that there
>> > will be no repercussions for such aforementioned inclusion scenarios
>> > to be applied. This is why Fedora has such a bad rep (I am not saying
>> > it is a bad distro, I use it for everything!) with uninformed people
>> > (people making the choice of using Linux for the first time). Though I
>> > think CodecBuddy NEEDS support for reading through repositories to
>> > find codecs because there ARE Free codecs not in the Fedora DVD by
>> > default and should be able to be detected and installed.
>> >
>> Maybe web2.0 is the solution :) . What if we have a way to query a list
>> of repos that is stored on a central site that can be appended to by
>> anyone? Then we might be able to disclaim responsibility for pointing it
>> out.

Except that now it's mentioned on the list, and will be in the publicly
viewable list archives, which smacks of premeditation. ;)


>> > On 9/12/07, *Tom spot Callaway* <tcallawa redhat com
>> > <mailto:tcallawa redhat com>> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >     On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 08:38 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> >
>> >     > Or - why not move the entire repo to places that can have all
>> the
>> >     > contents?  What's the point of even worrying about this issue?
>> >
>> >     It's not where the repo sits, its where Red Hat is based out of.
>> >
>> >     ~spot
>> >
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