[Mageia-dev] packaging amrwb ?

Claire Robinson eeeemail at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 14:15:28 CEST 2012

On 20/06/12 13:05, Oliver Burger wrote:
> Am 20.06.2012 13:45, schrieb Simple w:
>> Appears to be different from faac case, because this one doesnt have a
>> GPL license, so it could be in non-free repository.
> The issue with faac is not, that it's partly GPL, the problem is, it's
> partly nonfree.
> Packages that are _pure_ OpenSource and patented are going into tainted.
> Packages that are non-free and not patented are going into nonfree.
> But this is nonfree and patented, unless someeone can prove me and
> wikipedia wrong.
> So it's a no-go.
> Oliver

I don't want to add fuel to the fire but just out of interest, why is it 
that we don't allow nonfree-tainted in Tainted?

I understand that open source purists may not want it but are we 
catering to a minority and ignoring a majority?


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