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Re: The Multimedia Question

Josh Boyer wrote:
On Fri, 2007-07-20 at 02:59 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
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.

Our CVS and buildsystems are hosted in the US.  Explain to me how
something can be called Fedora if it's not in our CVS and built with our

We setup systems with similar infrastructure outside of US. Since it is going to be maintained by Fedora contributors, we can call it Fedora.


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