[vlc-devel] What to do about VLC scams?

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Feb 24 16:51:18 CET 2011

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 04:47:50PM +0100, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:04:24 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> wrote:
> >> Won't this piss of legitimate downstream distributors?
> > If they don't modify the installer, no.
> That's not the point. There are other downstream distributors than Windows
> magazine copying the installer on their free CD's.


> This would totally screw up initiatives such as Portable VLC.
Sure, then this is "Portable VLC", not "VLC".

> It is also not unlikely to be interpreted as a violation of distribution
> policies such as found in Fedora, Debian...
I couldn't care less...
Fedora ships Firefox, for example.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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