[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc
anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Thu Oct 14 10:07:04 CEST 2010
Michael Scherer kirjoitti:
> Le mercredi 13 octobre 2010 Ã 20:06 +0200, Olivier MÃ©jean a Ã©crit :
>> Le mercredi 13 octobre 2010 19:31:44, Michael Scherer a Ã©crit :
>> > Le mardi 12 octobre 2010 Ã 17:53 +0200, Olivier MÃ©jean a Ã©crit :
>> > > > == 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
>> > > the law could not prevent exception of decompilation and the
>> > > of circumvention of DRM if this is for interoperability. In other
>> > > 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
>> the responsability to host mirrors with questionnable software. Let's
>> them the liberty to choose as we have the opportunity here in France to
>> 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 ?
Well, ibiblio.org contains other distros that contain patented software
(like arch and debian), and dvdcss (arch), and more than likely many
(note: I'm still not suggesting having or not having such software, just
noting this fact)
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