Fedora spin from RpmFusion

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 28 22:57:12 UTC 2007

Douglas McClendon wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>  >
>> (The following really has been asked and answered in numerous times 
>> before...)
> But technology and published legal guidelines change...

Not every other week in this context.

>>> C. An respin with no affiliation with Red Hat/Fedora is made that 
>>> include
>>>    the "questionable packages and repos" and the user does not have to
>>>    do any work from his half ( work out of the box solution )
>> If this is done, it should be rebranded and not called Fedora.
> 'should' is one of those words...
> By my reading of the current trademark guidelines (before they 
> disappeared from
> http://rhold.fedoraproject.org/About/legal/trademarks/guidelines/
> it is totally possible (with a little initrd guru-dom) to repackage the 
> fedora-8-livecd iso (other isos too, but I'll use this as an example), 
> such that mp3 and rpmfusion(or other arbitrary repos) work 'out of the 
> box'.

I believe you are incorrect in this reading given everything I heard on 
this topic so far.


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