F21 Self Contained Change: Playground repository

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at redhat.com
Tue Apr 8 20:24:49 UTC 2014


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On 04/08/2014 03:04 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Adding repos definitely should not be taken lightly.  Frankly, if
>> 2 is really something worth doing, then perhaps also the
>> (overly?) stringent policies need rethinking.
>> 
>> I freely admit there's definitely some gray area here, and maybe
>> another repo is indeed the right (ie, least-bad) approach.
> 
> This type of gray area is what RPMFusion covers.
> 
> Chromium should be in the "free" repository, but it appears no one
> has taken the initiative to do so. Why do we need a third
> repository for Chromium?

RPMFusion maintains the same restrictions on bundling that Fedora has.
Chromium would be unacceptable there as well.

RPMFusion allows shipping of packages that are unacceptable for legal
reasons in Fedora (usually patents with insufficient licensing).
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