On 19.11.2007 18:15, Karsten Wade wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 17:33 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> Besides that: it smells a bit like "this solution is preferred, the
>> other one not". Is that what we want?
>> That actually a interesting point in general. E.g. if I start a new
>> fluendo-competition company tomorrow can I get my own codeina-like app
>> into Fedora? Or modify codeina so it points to my webshop as well?
> How about what we really want, which is codeina pointing at zero web
>> IOW: Maybe we should create a webpage in the fedoraproject wiki. Then
>> instead of having codeina directly offering the solution for playing
>> popular multimedia formats let it direct users to the wiki page. Let
>> that one list the different solutions side by side with links to
>> homepage from foo and bar; those then can have "click here to use our
>> offerings" and "for playing baz afterwards run foobar install foobaz"
> This is what we tried to have for Fedora 8. I trust that it is
> being/has already been fixed in an update?
I just tried (not sure if I did it properly -- I just started codeina
manually and tried) -- you get the "Fedora has the mission of always
being freely re-distributable; this means[...]" popup; once you go
further you can still select the commercial codecs -- then you get send
to a webshop.
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