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

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Tue Jan 21 19:37:19 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 02:24:40PM -0500, Christian Schaller wrote:

> If I understood Matthews proposal the way it would work is that once you start the Software installer it will
> poll a list of sources it knows about for the repository metadata. Once this polling is complete the software
> descriptions etc. would be listed in the Software Installer. Of course once that is done things would look along the
> lines of the mockups I posted.

Yes, with the only default sources being Fedora. The user would need to 
visit to add the Adobe metadata, for instance.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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