[Fedora-legal-list] Allow to delete builds/coprs from playground? (was: Re: Meeting minute from Env-and-Stacks WG meeting (2014-04-15))

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 22:12:54 UTC 2014

On 15 April 2014 16:43, Richard Fontana <rfontana at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 05:09:02PM +0200, Honza Horak wrote:
> > * we're not sure if deleting packages in playground would violate
> > GPL (legal list CC'd and the question could be -- "Is it violation
> > of GPL if we offer RPMs and SRPMs at some point and delete them
> > after some time?" -- now it seems like common scenario, happening
> > every day, but rather asking to be sure)
> If the RPM is available from T0 to T1, and the code in the RPM is
> covered by the GPL (or other copyleft license, say), then from T0 to
> T1 access to the complete corresponding source code (let's assume the
> corresponding SRPM) must also be available "in the same way through
> the same place". Once you delete the RPM at T1, having made the SRPM
> available also in the same way through the same place from T0 to T1,
> then you could delete the SRPM too.
> Assuming relatively normal Fedora-style RPMs and SRPMs of course.
If ambassadors or another groups makes a cdrom of a playground to give out
a conference.. that would affect things. I am expecting that if it does
rules will need to be laid out about iso images and such.

> - RF
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Stephen J Smoogen.
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