[maemo-developers] Is mauku open source, i.e free or is in non-free?

From: Valerio Valerio vdv100 at gmail.com
Date: Wed Jan 27 13:42:05 EET 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 7:54 AM, Ryan Abel <rabelg5 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2010, at 2:28 AM, Henrik Hedberg wrote:
> > Ryan Abel wrote:
> >> On Jan 26, 2010, at 4:07 PM, Henrik Hedberg wrote:
> >>> Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Bug #7505 asks if mauku is open or closed. According to the bug
> report, it looks pretty closed.
> >>> ...
> >>>> What should we do here? Move this to non-free?
> >>>  I am very aware of the meaning "free" here. Mauku was uploaded into
> the free section because there was (is) no non-free repository in Extras.
> However, the community insisted to close all external repositories and use
> Extras instead (done that). In addition, Ovi Store was not (is not, it is
> still beta) available for distribution channel.
> >> http://repository.maemo.org/extras/pool/fremantle/non-free/
> >
> >   Thanks, I know. But as I said, "[t]here have not been any discussion,
> announcements or instructions how to really handle QA in the non-free
> section." Thus, the non-free section in Extras does not officially exists.
> There is only procedures how to upload it into extras-devel.
> Er, yeah, as far as I'm aware the process is very nearly the same. . . .
> I'm inclined to believe that you should probably seek to enlighten your
> opinions with more fact before spreading them around.

The process it the same, the packages end up in the same queue, for example
some of FMS's emulators are in the non-free section and they were tested and
promoted to Extras.

If you need some help feel free to ask.

Best regards,

Valério Valério


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