FE non free repo

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Oct 30 20:36:07 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 15:00 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 08:04:14PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > I do think btw this repo shouldn't use the Fedora name, I would like it
> > to use the Fedora infrastructure, and maybe even be added to
> > Fedora-release (disabled by default), but it doesn't deserve to use the
> > Fedora name :)
> There is another important reason such a non-Fedora repository might be
> useful - there is a huge amount of material available under creative
> commons variants which is not software but is redistributable although not
> in the "free software" definition.
> The number and quantity of such data sets is only going to grow, and unlike
> software there are many where the logic of licensing is not the same as
> software (eg fiction books)

The CC Attribution and CC Attribution-Sharealike licenses are considered
Free but GPL-Incompatible by the FSF.

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