Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software
cschalle at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 18:20:20 UTC 2014
Ok, just to be sure I understood you, you want the metadata stored on a server and have it downloaded from there by the Software installation application as opposed to shipped on the ISO image? I don't have a problem with that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Garrett" <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
To: "Fedora community advisory board" <advisory-board at lists.fedoraproject.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 7:12:10 PM
Subject: Re: Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software
On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:56:37PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > At minimum, we'd probbaly need the Board to simply say that it was okay for
> > us to allow searching and pointing to non-free software in the same manner
> > as we allow for COPR repos (see the existing FESCo policy for the details).
> As I understand things, this is all that is being requested. I'm sure
> Christian will correct me if I've misunderstood.
I'm ok with permitting the tooling to search metadata that points at
non-free software. I'm not ok with us shipping that metadata.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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