[Bug 178162] Review Request: libgeotiff

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Oct 30 17:00:31 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 10:40 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "RC" == Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> writes:
> RC>  It's the politics behind Fedora which prevent "legal and free for
> RC> non-commercial use" packages to be adopted by Fedora and which
> RC> forces packagers to resort to 3rd parties.
> Bull.  The whole point is to produce a distro that is free enough that
> someone could, for example, sell it.  The package in question cannot
> be sold.  The conflict with the goals of the Fedora project is
> explicit.
Well, the majority of Linux users are universities and educational
institutions. The current FE policy closes out packages like this one.

I can't find anything helpful in this FE attitude. Even Debian isn't has
non-free repos.

> RC> May-be it would be more helpful for FE (FESCO) to re-consider
> RC> their attitude on "non-free repos" in FE.
> FESCo wouldn't be the one to decide on a fundamental change in the
> basic direction of the project.
Nobody is talking about changing Fedora. I am talking about adding
another, separate repo, people could add as part of FE (Non-free Fedora


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