[scribus] add unstable scribus to fedora repository
cbradney at scribus.info
Wed Dec 9 06:17:39 UTC 2015
> On 09 Dec 2015, at 07:14, Christoph Schäfer <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 08. Dezember 2015 um 16:43 Uhr
>> Von: "Gregory Pittman" <gpittman at iglou.com>
>> An: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>> Betreff: Re: [scribus] add unstable scribus to fedora repository
>> On 12/08/2015 10:11 AM, stefan-husmann at t-online.de wrote:
>>>> Betreff: [scribus] add unstable scribus to fedora repository
>>>> Datum: 2015-12-08T13:02:54+0100
>>>> Von: "Muhamad Moghadam" <msm1365 at gmail.com>
>>>> An: "scribus at lists.scribus.net" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>>>> below address is scribus repository for fedora :
>>>> but is only stable version in repo while stable version is in official
>>>> fedora repo. we need to be unstable scribus version in repository.
>>> I might be wrong, but my guess would be that the scribus maintainers and developers have no influence on Fedora's decisions what will be taken into a repository and what not. So you might ask them.
>>> On Arch Linux only stable versions enter official repositories. I think Fedora has similar politics.
>> It's actually worse than that. Because our online docs that come with
>> Scribus have a license that Fedora folks don't like, they do not want to
>> have it in their repository. Of course, they might put it in one of the
>> rpmfusion repos, but they don't seem to want to do that either.
>> Consequently, the "current" Scribus in Fedora is 1.4.4
> I don't buy this rationale. The documentation licence hasn't changed one bit between 1.4.4 and 1.4.6 (or 1.5.x, for that matter). There has to be another reason for their decision.
I’m not considering this particular situation with Fedora. I think as a general answer to adding and improving documentation, we should have potentially hundreds writing it, not 2 or 3 partially active people.
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