[Fedora-packaging] I wish to package some CC licensed content ...

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Feb 18 15:33:04 UTC 2009

On 2009-02-17 at 20:08:35 -0500, steve <steve at lonetwin.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Most of my reading these days is done on my laptop[1]. This includes
> both tech (docs and tutorial types) as well as non-tech books.
> So, I was pleasantly surprised when I saw 'diveintopython' listed in my
> yum search listings (I was searching for comic book readers).
> I like the idea of being able to 'yum install' or 'yum search', or even
> 'yum groupinsatall' books (or any CC content for that matter, eg: music,
> video ..etc). If packaging such content is encouraged, I'd gladly
> package most of the CC content I've accumulated.
> Does Fedora has a policy or guideline about these things ?

We do:


The rule of thumb is that it must enhance the Fedora user experience.

With that said, if there is interest in doing this on a large scale, it
might be worth considering making a separate Fedora CC Content
Repository. I'll defer that decision to FESCo.


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