sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 12 12:52:27 UTC 2007
Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> Seriously though, this is just plain dumb wrong:
> If we cannot include the packages in our own repositories but we can
> point to other repositories that do have the packages, nothing prevents
> us from distributing the appropriate /etc/yum.repos.d/ files in the
> fedora-release package.
This is again different from including the packages. The details are
important from a legal perspective.
> So, I'll back up Jesse's question:
> >> And really, if we could reference it, then why the crap couldn't we
> >> just package it in our repo?
Same answer. Go and read the Fedora Advisory Board list threads which
already answer this question.
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