Fedora print magazine proposal from Linux Pro Magazine

Mel Chua mel at redhat.com
Sat Sep 5 03:13:35 UTC 2009

I've also added this to 
so we know what we'd need to do in case we decide to go with the "we're 
going to print a magazine!" proposal.

Still exploring possibilities, still in need of thoughts and feedback - 
is this a good idea? What difficulties - or benefits - or both - do you see?

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Fedora print magazine proposal from Linux Pro Magazine
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2009 22:30:28 -0400
From: Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com>
To: Mel Chua <mel at redhat.com>
CC: Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On 09/04/2009 09:58 PM, Mel Chua wrote:
>>> On 09/04/2009 01:06 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>>> One thing I know that has happened in the past with several print
>>> magazines is that a special DVD had to be made with the .src.rpm's on
>>> it so that they were compliant with GPL provisions. That required a
>>> special spin for that.
>>> Tom, is that still required?  With a DVD spin.. one would make a
>>> bigger LIVE cd spin and include the SRPMs on it for those packages.
>> On 09/04/2009 03:37 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>> Yes, the source needs to come with the DVD so that we meet the licensing
>> provisions. Doing a bigger F12 Live spin with the SRPMs included seems
>> like the simplest way to handle that.
> Is this ok to share with the Marketing list and LPM folks? (I don't see
> any reason why not, but wanted to make sure it wasn't already public for
> some reason.)

Sure, I see no reason why not.


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