[Bug 178162] Review Request: libgeotiff

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Tue Oct 31 13:58:49 UTC 2006

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 07:21:37AM -0600, Josh Boyer wrote:
> Well, to paraphrase a conversation I had with a few people yesterday,
> you have to draw the line somewhere.  The "no use restrictions" is a
> reasonable one.

Not necessarily. it rules out openmotif, although it seems to me that
it would fit perfectly in this repo.

I think the following rules could be acceptable (to be discussed and 

* reject anything illegal
* reject code if it doesn't come with source or cannot be changed,
  with an exception for firmware as in fedora extras.
* reject data if it is in an obfuscated form (like crypted, for 
* don't reject things that cannot be redistributed commercially.
* reject things that cannot be redistributed.
* don't reject data that cannot modified (including art or 
  scientific data).
* don't reject things that cannot be used with things that we reject
  (openmotif is in that category), reject if there are other condition
  on use.
* accept.


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