FESCo meeting summary for 2009-07-31
jwboyer at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 00:11:10 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 02:06:38PM -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>> It is a random upstream project but one developed within Fedora and
>>> Fedora can and should tell them not to do so. Why shouldn't we? Again
>>> they don't need or deserve special exceptions. Treat them like any other
>>> upstream project. That is all I ask.
>> No. That is part of the problem with your proposal. You have targetted RH
>> or Fedora packages that do this. If some other package only distributes via
>> SRPM (or .deb, or ebuild), they aren't required to comply. Why force these
>> RH/Fedora packages to do something that we don't force other packages to?
>The proposal doesn't target Fedora or RH. The exception targets Fedora
>or Red Hat. This removes that exception.
It appears I have misread the proposal as written. I've also generally made
an ass out of myself here. I withdraw my objection.
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