[Mageia-dev] About panotools patent problem (and other problematic rpms)

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Sat Feb 26 20:10:43 CET 2011

On 26.02.2011 07:35, andre999 wrote:
> Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
>> Op donderdag 24 februari 2011 16:08:51 schreef Anne nicolas:
>>> 2011/2/24 Thierry Vignaud<thierry.vignaud at gmail.com>:
>>>> On 24 February 2011 07:13, andre999<andr55 at laposte.net>  wrote:
>>>>>> And if you discussed the issue and your POV wasn't adapted, what's
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> point re-emerging it now given that changing the new isn't easy now
>>>>>> that the infra- is already in place.
>>>>> In 4+ months, a lot will be changed/corrected.
>>>>> In my mind, this inappropriate name will tarnish Mageia.
>>>>> We can surely find a much more appropriate name.
>>>>> Since the repositories in question are empty, and will never be very
>>>>> big, the cost of changing is minimal.
>>>> Then what do you suggest?
>>>> (Remember we already have that discussion)
>>>> "half free" :-)
>>>> "maybe free"
>>>> "free&  maybe patent-free in your country"/release
>>>> "not sure" (special idiocraty for blino&pterjan) (me slapping enael
>>>> for having let those guys view that film)
>>> As a side note, let me protest against this. I was a victim and had to
>>> watch it 3 or 4 times
>> i'm really curious about the movie now...
> me too :)
> actually, any of those suggestions would be an improvement ;)
> I did suggest "contrained".
> Ubuntu uses "restricted" and/or "multiverse" (which include mostly
> non-free packages), and there were a lot of other suggestions.
> There was only ONE that seemed inappropriate.

Ubuntu's "multiverse" and "restricted" contain non-free packages only.
Packages in "tainted" are all free packages.

Anssi Hannula

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