Proposal to reduce anti-bundling requirements

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Oct 1 21:54:20 UTC 2015


On 09/30/2015 05:20 PM, Neal Gompa wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 10:52 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de
> <mailto:rc040203 at freenet.de>>wrote:
>
>     On 09/30/2015 04:25 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>
>         the opposite is more likely: people trying to avoid the FPC
>         burden now
>
>         can declare it without fearing somebody takes notice and points
>         out a
>         violation
>
>     If they don't care or are not aware about the consequences of their
>     bundling?
>
>     Like I've said many times before, I feel Fedora needs a serious
>     vulnerability in a widespread bundled or static library, such that
>     people finally comprehend the harm of bundling.
>
>     Ralf
>
>
> ​Are you saying ​we're doing our job too well, so people don't see the
> advantages of the effort anymore?

No. I am saying actively fighting bundling has prevented cases like the 
zlib disaster 15+ years to return.

Seems to me, as if today's generation of fedora users and esp. current 
Fedora leaders need to go through the lessons people who had been using 
Linux then were tought the cruel way.

Ralf




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