[ATrpms-devel] Heads-up: About to remove libdvdcss and w32codecs
valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 18:14:18 CET 2007
How come you made the decision now? Did you get some letter from some lawyers?
I would understand if you didn't have these packages at all, please
explain the change in policy for these two packages.
Are these packages available via some other repos?
On 3/15/07, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> the two packages are rather in the gray area of legality. Instead of
> finding out whether it's OK or not to distribute them, they will be
> removed from the repo. Both are opt-in packages, which means that they
> are neither required during building anything else, and if available
> are used by software at runtime.
> So either another repo with more brave repo-maintainer will pick that
> up, or the user will have to build/install it himself. Both packages
> are rather no-brainers to build/install even for a novice user.
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