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Re: Non-free Extras?

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Josh Boyer wrote:

> 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.
> http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrpms/fedora/linux/development/
> These are not the packages you are looking for...
> josh
using the force there?  q;o)

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