Fedora.NEXT Products and the fate of Spins

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Thu Jan 30 12:43:34 UTC 2014


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> 
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:04 PM, Jaroslav Reznik < jreznik at redhat.com >
> wrote:
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> 
> And we call these spins now.
> 
> > , but I do also see that there are legal and
> > administrative reasons for why that could be a bad idea, but I am sure that
> > with
> > some discussion and investigation there are solutions that can be found to
> > these practical challenges.
> 
> That's one idea behind remixes - make it as easy as possible to remix Fedora
> outside of Fedora space to avoid legal issues.
> 
> Why is it a legal issue to have remix or spins in fedora space when they are
> already shipping only free software?
> I am not sure I really follow you here.

Spins are ok but we want to make easy to remix Fedora outside if you don't
want to follow Fedora rules - bad content, even that different name could be
an issue... So we let people outside to deal with it, just we ask them to
be polite and say they are based on our amazing work.

Jaroslav

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