[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two
daniel.kreuter85 at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 6 11:37:55 CET 2010
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 6 December 2010 09:29, Ernest N. Wilcox Jr. <ewilcox at bex.net> wrote:
> > With regard to the naming of the repository dediocated to software
> > with a patent, etc., How about "non-GPL"? I think that such a name should
> > well understood by users of nearly any language, particularly if they are
> > familiar with the GPL.
> > My2cents
> > --
> > Ernest N. Wilcox Jr.
> > Registered Linux User 247790
> > ICQ 41060744
> Read the afro-mentioned thread again; most of those stuff are released
> under a GPL/GPL-like license (faad and faac packages for example, for
> playing back and encoding using the AAC audio codec, respectively),
> they're free open source software, but they infringe some patents.
> Ahmad Samir
Why don't we call it universe or something like that? It's a neutral meaning
where also packages without patents and such with patents can be stored in.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen
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