The Forgotten "F": A Tale of Fedora's Foundations

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Thu Apr 24 15:01:54 UTC 2014

On 24 April 2014 02:49, Christian Schaller <cschalle at> wrote:

> Well my point is I spoke to Red Hat legal before I even posted the
> original proposal to open up to more 3rd party repositories some
> Months ago. There are a lot of repositories that it is perfectly
> fine for Fedora to include from a legal perspective. But they will
> need to be reviewed by legal on a case to case basis, going to legal
> up front and saying 'hey can I include a hypothetical repository'
> will only yield you the answer 'depends on the repository'.

OK cool. What is the plan for when repositories change what they are
carrying and add stuff that may be legal for them but not for others? Will
there be periodic reviews to make sure that this hasn't happened or some
way that we roll back what repositories we recommend?

Stephen J Smoogen.
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