[Bug 178162] Review Request: libgeotiff

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Tue Oct 31 16:17:17 UTC 2006

Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 14:58 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
>> 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 before making rules like this, there is a more fundamental
> discussion needed: Right now Fedora has a very explicit goal that it
> should be ok for 3rd parties to create physical media and sell that for
> profit.
> This rule originates I suspect in part from the entire "Oh my god Red
> Hat no longer makes media" slashdot crowd effect, but as a whole I think
> it does make sense.
> As long as that goal is there, trying to make a decision tree that
> undermines the goal is more or less pointless imo; it's a lot better to
> first agree/disagree about this goal and THEN look deeper.

Patrice's way of looking at this is unfortunate (atleast for me and
Ralf) what I want is not to make Fedora Base (Core + Extras) non free,
thats the last thing I would want. I'm pleading for a non commercial
addon repo, which is disabled by default!



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