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Re: to autodownload or not to autodownload



Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> Valent Turkovic <valent.turkovic <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > You didn't understand me or you don't have all the info... look at
> > older posts on this subject. Somebody posted on mailinglist saying
> > that there was a court decision in US that would make this
> > "contributary infringement" go away. That is what I'm saying to check
> > with Fedora Legal because this was couple months ago.

> The way Novell has interpreted this decision can be seen in this
> screenshot: http://de.opensuse.org/Bild:YaSTCommunityRepositories.png
> Under "Community Repositories", they now have this list of third-party
> repositories, which also includes ones which ship patent-encumbered
> software.

SUSE is a /german/ company (wholly owned by Novell, but still), they have
no operations in the US (that much I gleaned from some SCOX nonsense
against them that was commented on Groklaw), so they don't have to put up
with idiotic US laws.
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