Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software

Eric H. Christensen sparks at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 21 17:46:17 UTC 2014


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On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 05:38:24PM +0000, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> 
> On 01/21/2014 05:30 PM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> >Personally, I'm on the fence about whether these are good changes or not.
> >But I do think that if we change direction we should be willing to make that
> >change pervasively through our whole set of policies rather than just to
> >enable a single use case.
> 
> Does not a change like this where we abandon what Fedora has
> represented on a fundamental level and stood for in the GNU/Linux
> ecosystem warrant a project wide community vote?

I believe that what Toshio brought up should be enough to say no to this request.  Any time one has to change our foundations, our mission, and our values it would seem that this wouldn't be the way to go.

- -- Eric

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Fedora Project

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