[aur-general] TU membership application
svenstaro at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 20:40:46 UTC 2019
On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 at 22:35, Oscar <spacepluk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm currently maintaining unity-editor and unityhub and I don't think they
> will allow redistribution of binaries.
> They even dropped the official Ubuntu packages in favor of their custom
> installers. And honestly it makes more sense to do it this way because the
> engine is a big self contained blob and users usually need to have several
> different versions installed at the same time to patch old projects etc.
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 22:20 Sven-Hendrik Haase via aur-general <
> aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 22:06 Balló György via aur-general <
>> aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> > 2019. 08. 16, péntek keltezéssel 15.19-kor Jean Lucas via aur-general
>> > ezt írta:
>> > > If I were accepted to become a TU, I'd like to adopt and move the
>> > > following packages (all having over 10 votes in the AUR) from the AUR
>> > > into [community]:
>> > >
>> > > anydesk, downgrade, exercism, flutter, godot, itch, mattermost-
>> > > desktop,
>> > > nvm, reaper, spotify, teamviewer, thermald, unity-editor, and
>> > > unityhub,
>> > > for starters!
>> > anydesk, reaper, spotify, teamviewer, unity-editor and unityhub are
>> > proprietary software with restrictive license. I don't think that you
>> > can legally distribute them.
>> > --
>> > György Balló
>> > Trusted User
>> Well, you can always ask upstream. So far, we received exceptions for
>> redistribution of more software than we got rejections for, I think.
Never hurts to ask. :)
Asking should also be done in the case of all the packages Jean mentioned.
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