On 11/08/2013 07:54 PM, Tom Callaway wrote:
Well, I had a lot of legal text prepared for copr, I'm not sure
Bohuslav didn't end up using it. Specifically relevant to your concern,
the rules for materials in Coprs are:
I'm not sure either. Sorry to bring it again then, but I did not seen it discussed on
public mailing list.
You agree not to use Coprs to upload software code or other material
a. you do not have the right to upload or use, such as Material that
infringes the rights of any third party under intellectual
property or other applicable laws;
b. is governed in whole or in part by a license not contained in
list of acceptable licenses for Fedora, currently located at
, as that list may be
revised from time to time by the Fedora Project Board;
Hmm, why I could not build there something covered by - let say - Zimbra Public License
This is randomly chosen license from "Bad" section where it is forbidden to
modifacate software. But otherwise it is
redistributable and open source. This is not acceptable for Fedora itself, but should be
fine for Copr. IMHO.
c. is categorized as a "Forbidden Item" at
as that page may be revised from time to time by the Fedora
Why we should forbid binary blobs (e.g firmwares)?
But beside those blobs I agree.
d. is designed to interfere with, disable, overburden, damage,
impair or disrupt Coprs or Fedora Project infrastructure;
e. violates any rules or guidelines of the Fedora Project; or
I think we need to be more specific here.
Try to google "rules Fedora project" - nothing. And "guidelines Fedora
Project" will give you just Packaging Guidelines.
f. violates any applicable laws and regulations.
Miroslav Suchy, RHCE, RHCDS
Red Hat, Software Engineer, #brno, #devexp, #fedora-buildsys