Legality of Fedora in production environment
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Fri May 11 15:08:08 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 18:58 +0400, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote:
> > The Fedora wiki pages link to a list of all approved licenses for
> > packages. You could systematically go through and print off each of
> > these.
> In general, some of packages can have its unique licenses, which
> compatible with Fedora, but have its own text...
> > It's a bit hard for Fedora to distribute hard copy material given that
> > Fedora doesn't distribute anything physical.
> But it is more hard for individual user to print, translate and certify.
I always forget about translating. I blame it on me being a stupid US
> Moreover, there are enough troubles with "Fedora in production
> environment" due to innovations/stabilities. An addition of legal issues
> can just kill it.
> Theoretically, it can lead to a situation, when RHEL, based on Fedora as
> the upstream, will be based on distro which actually is not used/tested
> anywhere in business/production.
I understand your concern, but unfortunately I don't see how Fedora as a
project can really help here...
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