other ways of working with third party vendors [was Re: Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software]

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 22 15:47:32 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 08:01:52PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> So why are we not working with the third-party vendors to ensure that 
> they provide repository metadata in a way that's easy for users to find? 
> We can do much better than we currently do without compromising on our 
> commitment to free software.

I think this got a little lost in the big thread, but is really worth
exploring further. What more can we do in this area, and how would we go
about it?

>From the point of view of those putting forth the policy-revision proposal,
what would we lose by focusing on this instead? How could we mitigate that?

Matthew Miller    --   Fedora Project    --    <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>

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