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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9



On Wednesday 04 July 2007, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 02:52 +0000, Thufir wrote:
>> On Tue, 03 Jul 2007 17:30:31 -0700, David Boles wrote:
>> >> I see what you mean.  That would be nice, but I'd simply rather have
>> >> more packages in fedora yum and better integration with other yum
>> >> repositories, like one-click to add livna, for example.
>> >>
>> >> Given limited resources, that's my preference, at least.
>> >>
>> >> -Thufir
>> >
>> > Fedora is in the USA and they can not provide that information about
>> > 'third party sites'. Or even acknowledge that they exits as I understand
>> > it. So I greatly doubt you will get a click 'n' go link from within
>> > Fedora.  ;-)
>>
>> I don't think that it has to do with being the US or not, it relates more
>> to Fedora only distributing GPL packages.
>
>Me thinks you are missing the point:
>
>It is lawful for sites in the US to provide pointers to sites hosting
>software which is lawful

Methinks you meant unlawful, did you not?

>to distribute in the US. With RH being a US 
>based enterprise, RH/Fedora can not provide such pointers, no matter
>what the causes are for why certain SW is being "outlawed in the US".
>
>Ralf



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