JBoss stalled (was Re: status of some packages ??)

Alexander Boström abo at root.snowtree.se
Fri Jun 4 15:28:41 UTC 2010

tor 2010-06-03 klockan 19:31 +0100 skrev Alex Hudson: 
> On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 12:29 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > On 06/03/2010 11:54 AM, Iain Arnell wrote:
> > > And slightly weird that it's okay for Red Hat to distribute it
> > > themselves, both commercially and as open source from jboss.org, but
> > > it's questionable for Fedora.
> > 
> > I can't speak on what Red Hat does on a larger scale. I do know that it
> > is important to me and Fedora that we do it properly, or not at all.
> If everyone else is distributing JBoss, though, that calls into question
> whether it's Fedora doing it "properly". 
> Worrying about a set of rights which are unwaivable seems on the face of
> it to be exhibiting an abundance of over-caution, and it seems
> particularly sad that Fedora is losing out having to refrain from
> distributing another Red Hat-sponsored project.

It's not sad. It means the Fedora project will do the work to clean up a
mess which most other don't even see. It's problematic, in a way, sure,
but "sad" is really not the right word.


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