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

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Wed Oct 13 20:29:14 CEST 2010

Le 2010-10-13 14:23, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> Le mercredi 13 octobre 2010 à 20:06 +0200, Olivier Méjean a écrit :
>> Le mercredi 13 octobre 2010 19:31:44, Michael Scherer a écrit :
>>> Le mardi 12 octobre 2010 à 17:53 +0200, Olivier Méjean a écrit :
>>>>> == And DVDCSS, etc?
>>>> What's in etc ?
>>>> However, here in France we have a law "Dadvsi" on which the Conseil
>>>> Constitutionnel (something like American Suprem Court) has statuted that
>>>> the law could not prevent exception of decompilation and the exception
>>>> of circumvention of DRM if this is for interoperability. In other words
>>>> the use of libdvdcss is allowed for interoperability.
>>>> So for me, Mageia can come with libdvdcss and other tools for
>>>> interoperability
>>> And for the people hosting mirrors outside of France ?
>> It's their own responsability, no one force them, and some in the world take
>> the responsability to host mirrors with questionnable software. Let's give
>> them the liberty to choose as we have the opportunity here in France to ship
>> such software. No one forces several company, university, or other groups to
>> mirror ArchLinux, PCLinuxOS, LinuxMint, PLF
> So I assume that you volunteer to find another Tier 1 mirror to replace
> ibiblio.org ?

I was actually going to approach a university in Canada this week about 
mirroring but I think I will wait till this is sorted out. I don't 
believe I could convince them if they read this thread. They would most 
definitely have second thoughts.


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