Announcements regarding Remixes, etc. on the announce-list

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Tue Sep 7 16:05:36 UTC 2010

On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 11:01:03 -0500
Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:25:48 -0400,
>   "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at> wrote:
> > 
> > The questions I'd personally ask before approving an announcement
> > that is not purely Fedora related would include, "Does this
> > announcement concern exclusively free and open source software?".
> How does patent encumbered software (without appropriate grants) fit
> into this? Does having announcements about it cause legal issues?

I'll also note that in this case the Russian Fedora Remix ships things
like the flash-plugin, which as far as I know as not redistributable
without a distribution license (which they may have, I'm not sure how
to tell easily). 

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