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Re: The Multimedia Question



seth vidal wrote:


that's the issue - we can tell them how to add repos, sure.
but we can't say which repos to add
and if there are repos that are full of free and legally-unencumbered
software then the question becomes why aren't they in fedora?

They could be in Fedora but the legality of such software is region specific. If we want to maintain those packages in specific regions as part of Fedora and that is considered legally safe, we could do that instead. In fact I think that's better than a third party repository solution because we would be using the similar infrastructure and guarantee things more because we are in control.

The reason why I suggested pulling packages from a third party repository just for the codec buddy case is that it would be relatively easier to get that done before Fedora 8 (I think)

Rahul


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