Féliciano Matias feliciano.matias at
Tue Jul 22 11:05:07 UTC 2003

Le mar 22/07/2003 à 11:39, Ali-Reza Anghaie a écrit :
> On Monday 21 July 2003 23:55, Féliciano Matias wrote:
> > * Add bittorrent because it's the best way to grab RedHat Linux.
> They seem to be supporting the idea of pushing by BitTorrent so it's not all 
> that unlikely I guess. I'm not aware of licensing issues. Things like this 
> should also (and in BitTorrent's case probably already is) be filed as a 
> RFE in Bugzilla.
> > * Create a directory for propriatory or free drivers easy to install in
> > RedHat Linux but not supported by RedHat.
> RH's Objective statement on states "Build the operating 
> system exclusively from free software. "..
> And I'd think this runs counter to that. The community will now have a bit 
> more of a heads-up to prepare their own such packages, howtos, etc. but RH 
> doesn't have to support it.

I don't ask for support !

If NVidia provide driver design to RedHat Linux, i think it's good to
have such information in . I don't tell that
redhat should support this drivers !

> > * Add to the FAQ  why there is no mp3/dvd support in RedHat Linux (in a
> > convincing way). it's one of favourites Mandrake/Debian user
> > "running-gag".
> The objectives and lists indicate they'll make it easier to get third-party 
> unsupported/non-RH packages (of course details and timeline have to be 
> worked out)..
> > By the way, do the same by explaining why not providing apt or yum.
> Besides the fact they maintain 'editorial' control and probably want to 
> push/leverage RHN? There are other reasons (and some good ones at that)...

It's a FAQ (!) and this is very very common questions and a subject of
frame war in many forum.

> *shrug*
> Just my $0.02. -Ali
Féliciano Matias <feliciano.matias at>

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