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

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Tue Jan 21 19:23:47 UTC 2014


Really?  Doesn't it mean that the app installer in a freshly installed
system can't offer any of the proprietary applications without manual
configuration?
    Mirek

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 8:19 PM, Christian Schaller <cschalle at redhat.com> wrote:
> ok, that sounds acceptable.
>
> Christian
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Garrett" <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
> To: "Fedora community advisory board" <advisory-board at lists.fedoraproject.org>
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> Subject: Re: Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and     non-free software
>
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 01:20:20PM -0500, Christian Schaller wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> No, I mean I want the metadata to be provided by the vendor and for the
> user to obtain that metadata from the vendor. I don't want Fedora to
> have anything to do with that metadata.
>
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