First steps of the transition from Livna to RPM Fusion begins now for livna-devel users!

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Thu Oct 16 13:52:41 CEST 2008

Karel Volný wrote:
> hi,
>>>   * having libdvdcvs in one of our repos could lead to
>>> projects or cooperation's not to mention or link to us.
>>> That's not limited to Fedora or Red Hat; also some
>>> journalists and howto-writers will also chose to *not*
>>> mention RPM Fusion and thus not link to us, as it might be
>>> to dangerous in some countries
>> I can just endorse that...
>> For me as an author of a German Fedora blog, I am always
>> having mixed emotions about Livna. On the one hand, it's
>> undoubtedly an important repository for Fedora. On the other
>> hand, I am not allowed to mention it because this could
>> indirectly be illegal advertising for a copy protection
>> remover, which can be punished with up to one year of prison
>> in Germany. I know that other German Fedora authors are
>> thinking the same about that. Livna is "that certain
>> repository" with sweet content, but also with a bad smell.
> ...
> this is a really bad attitude, and I'm sad to hear that from 
> you :-(
> basically, you have two options: the gutless way or the brave way

Someone has a bad attitude alright...
No, he has one option: staying legal.  Get real.

-- Rex

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