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

steve at lonetwin.net steve at lonetwin.net
Fri Feb 20 14:28:35 UTC 2009

Hi Nicolas,

Quoting Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>:

> Le vendredi 20 février 2009 à 07:32 -0600, steve at lonetwin.net a écrit :
>> Umm ...well, i thought about this and seems to me that relocation *is*
>> a bad idea for software. I can't think of the same arguments applying
>> for content which is by it's nature self contained.
> Content is not by nature self-contained. The WWW is mostly content and
> you have links and relations all over the place. By allowing relocation
> you:
> ...
> <sinp>
> ...
> Relocation is a false good idea. It is broken by default as was proved
> many times over whenever someone actually tried to use it.

Excellent !! wow ! just wow ! I didn't think of *any* of that. I guess  
i wasn't thinking 'large scale' adoption and people building on top of  
the content, instead of just consuming the content.

Thanks a lot for your insights !

- steve

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