Announcing rpmfusion

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
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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