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RE: Fedora and the System Administrator



> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-admin redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-admin redhat com]
> On Behalf Of William Hooper
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 12:03 PM
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Fedora and the System Administrator
>
>
>
> Bill Anderson said:
> [snip]
>> Sorry, don't recall the website ... wait one ... google returns this:
>> http://www2.uibk.ac.at/zid/software/unix/linux/rhel-rebuild.htm
>
> Seems to me if you buy a copy of RHEL in order to do this rebuild (as
> suggested) it would make more sense to just remove the non-distributable
> bits and install it on all your machines.  Either way it is just as
> unsupported.

Buck said:
>>From what I hear, that would be in violation of their contract.

Support contract, yes.  So as I said above, when it breaks you own both
pieces.

> Additionally, it might also be known as pIrAcY.

What's that?  Have you read the GPL?  Or the BSD license?  Or the large
number of other licenses that give you the right to redistribute software?
 Anything that doesn't give you that right would fall in the
"non-distributabe bits" section and need to be removed.

-- 
William Hooper




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