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Re: Non-free Extras?

On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 23:52 +0000, Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> > In order to pull in packagers like those maintaining Dries, Dag Weirs,
> > freshrpms, and others, and in order to assure Fedora users that their
> > packages would work instead of saying, "if you don't use official
> > packages, you're on your own," has there been any conversation on
> > taking an example from Debian and having a non-free repository?  It
> > would also free up the packagers who spend so much time duplicating
> > each other's packages in order to ensure compatibility.  I know there
> > are issues with their ffmpeg and mp3 codecs, but could these issues be
> > solved simply by designating their repositories as non-free?  I think
> > it would greatly enhance the Fedora experience, IMHO as a loyal FC
> > user since Yarrow.
> Personally, I'd love to see everything under one roof or failing that,
> have freshrpms and livna have the equivalent of a rawhide build.


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