[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc

Lucien-Henry Horvath tempo2 at marneau.eu
Wed Oct 13 10:48:52 CEST 2010

  Le 13/10/2010 04:04, Tux99 a écrit :
> Regardless of all that, it is ALWAYS the user's (not the distro makers)
> responsibility to comply with local laws of where the distro is being
> installed/used
In fact, if you make a distro law compliant with all countries and tell 
that to users, you can open the way to this case :
The user can claim that he was in confidence to apply the law of his 
"ABC country" (US for example ;-) )  because he used Mageia ... As 
Mageia had claimed it was compliant with all laws ... therefore it was 
compliant with the law of it's country ABC. If Mageia make a mistake in 
it's law compliancy ... it take a risk, and the association take a risk 
... and the developpers of Mageia taking a risk of a pursuit in the 
country ABC.

So ... a good reason to choice to not be compliant will all law, but 
only 1 law well understood by the association.
After, a local Mageia-ABC-association can tell wich package replace for 
compliancy with ABC law ...

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