[Fedora-packaging] I wish to package some CC licensed content ...

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Feb 18 15:41:13 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 10:33 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 2009-02-17 at 20:08:35 -0500, steve <steve at lonetwin.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Most of my reading these days is done on my laptop[1]. This includes
> > both tech (docs and tutorial types) as well as non-tech books.
> > 
> > So, I was pleasantly surprised when I saw 'diveintopython' listed in my
> > yum search listings (I was searching for comic book readers).
> > 
> > I like the idea of being able to 'yum install' or 'yum search', or even
> > 'yum groupinsatall' books (or any CC content for that matter, eg: music,
> > video ..etc). If packaging such content is encouraged, I'd gladly
> > package most of the CC content I've accumulated.
> > 
> > Does Fedora has a policy or guideline about these things ?
> We do:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Code_Vs_Content
> The rule of thumb is that it must enhance the Fedora user experience.
> With that said, if there is interest in doing this on a large scale, it
> might be worth considering making a separate Fedora CC Content
> Repository. I'll defer that decision to FESCo.

I'm not on fesco but I'd be interested in a content repo for things like


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