[Fedora-packaging] Policy on packages whose source files require a login to download

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Tue Feb 19 00:08:16 UTC 2008

Ed Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 23:11:46 +0100 Patrice Dumas wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 01:29:23PM -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>>> Is there an explicit policy one way or the other on allowing
>>> packages whose upstream requires a login to download?
>> I guess that you are referring to 
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=381241#c23
> Hi Patrice and Orion,
> I've registered for access at the ESL web site and (in "...in one or
> two business days...") might be able to confirm that the source matches
> upstream.  I say "might" because I refused to give them any of my phone
> numbers and instead supplied them with a 555-... number.
> Assuming they accept the application, I'll be happy to give the package
> a cursory review.
> Would that help?
> Ed

Package is pretty much fully reviewed - Patrice did a great job.  I just 
need someone willing to approve it.

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