[Bug 178162] Review Request: libgeotiff
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Mon Oct 30 16:56:43 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 17:49 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 10:34 -0600, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 17:25 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 10:18 -0500, bugzilla at redhat.com wrote:
> > > >
> > > > ------- Additional Comments From tibbs at math.uh.edu 2006-10-30 10:18 EST -------
> > > > There are already Fedora repositories that would permit such software. Of
> > > > course, nothing in Extras can depend on them.
> > > >
> > > > It is indeed unfortunate, but it is not the fault of Fedora that the upstream
> > > > data is not licensed in a sufficiently free manner.
> > >
> > > Of cause Fedora also takes it share about this:
> > >
> > > It's the politics behind Fedora which prevent "legal and free for
> > > non-commercial use" packages to be adopted by Fedora and which forces
> > > packagers to resort to 3rd parties. May-be it would be more helpful for
> > > FE (FESCO) to re-consider their attitude on "non-free repos" in FE.
> > No.
> Your open mind is always a pleasure to experience.
For a more verbose denial, see Jason's response.
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