[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: slashdot
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Aug 23 09:53:12 UTC 2006
Nicola Losito wrote:
> I'd like to read "Fedora does not encourage, endorse or include" ....
> leaving open some doors.
You said Fedora Project will not include mp3 codecs. Thats not going to
change as long as it is a proprietary patent encumbered format.
> In any case in the mail exchange with Raul i've said that I'd like to
> see a more consistend distribution of software into an handful of repo,
> and not the actual plethora, never said that Fedora should include mp3
> proprietary codec or whatever :-)
Fedora Project only include three repositories officially - Fedora Core,
Extras and Legacy. Thats just a handful.
> Yes, 14.
> Essentially the one's available in FedoraTracker's list, avoiding ATrpms
> and JPackage which gave me problems several times.
>> To me, that seems like it would be a lot of trouble, and a recipe for
>> instability in the system.
> Yes, indeed. And that's why i am discussing it :-)
These are third party repositories you choose to install yourself. Why
discuss that here?
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