[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc
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Wed Oct 13 20:34:15 CEST 2010
Le mercredi 13 octobre 2010 à 14:29 -0400, Marc Paré a écrit :
> 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.
Well, then you can simply be clear with them and ask them to see their
boss/lawyers/whatever who can decide.
After all, I do not see why no one directly asked to mirror admins
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