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Re: Revert curl change made for flash



On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Warren Togami <warren togami com> wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote:
>>
>> I'd like to formally request that this curl change be reverted:
>>
>> * Mon Aug 11 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 7.18.2-4
>> - make miniature library for libcurl.so.3
>>
>> Due to the fact that it was simply made to accommodate proprietary
>> software, as described in this blog entry:
>>
>> http://wtogami.livejournal.com/27778.html
>>
>> There are at least a dozen other proprietary applications that could
>> "benefit" from making similar changes to other packages, and we
>> certainly wouldn't make those changes for them.  Flash should be no
>> different.
>>
>> josh
>>
>
> You are proposing removing a zero maintenance 2496 byte file that would
> permanently break Flash 10 forever in Fedora.
>
> They are not violating any licenses like NVidia, and we seriously are not
> going out of our way to allow it to work.  Extremist views are rarely the
> most productive.

exactly the change does not break anything and does not make the
package harder to maintain.
the only thing it does is make life easier for our user @ ~0 cost....


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