[CentOS] A minor beef

Bryan J. Smith thebs413 at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 28 05:43:29 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 21:22 -0500, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> The real issue isn't re legal,

If you redistribute some things you betcha it's illegal.  ;->

> but actually FOSS. Neither Sun Java nor the Flash plugin are FOSS, and
> therefore not under consideration for several distros.

I wasn't even talking the "anal" Debian software guidelines/
classifications.  I'm talking vendors who do _not_ allow redistribution
of their software under the terms that distros do.

> While RHEL does distribute some packages that aren't FOSS, their
> distribution rights don't necessarily extend to the CentOS project.

Or any other redistribution, hence the issue.  Redistributing them
_would_ be illegal.  ;->

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