Fedora pointing to third party repositories (Was Re: Announcing rpmfusion)
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Sep 13 14:36:43 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 13:20 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> We do not know yet if pointers to a repository are ok since the legal
> situation has changed.
> Last time we consulted with legal, it was ok to point a website as long
> as it didn't host directly such a software repository and we didn't
> include information on what to find in such websites (ie) pointing to a
> website like fedorafaq.org is ok as long as we don't tell them "go here
> for mp3 codecs".
Since I'm now the "Fedora Legal Contact Person", I formally relayed this
question to the Red Hat lawyers 10 minutes ago (in person, no less).
They're going to get back to me with a response.
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