Permission by ATI for us to cache their fglrx drivers.

Eric Sandall eric at
Mon Oct 24 19:14:42 UTC 2005

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On Wed, 19 Oct 2005, Patrik Gräser wrote:
> Hi.
> ATI locked down the sites where their fglrx driver is.
> I took it upon myself to ask for permission to cache their driver on our
> mirrors.
> IANAL and all that but I think we have enough permission to start caching
> the fglrx driver.
> Attaching the full dialogue:
> --------Response-------------------
> Dear Patrik Graeser,
> It does not seem to be a problem, many companies already do it.
> Livna uses it recompiled for the download via Yum:
> The following site shows how apt-get also uses  the same approach,
> Suse uses yast to install various proprietary drivers as well.

That's not quite permission, but more, 'other people do it, so you
probably can as well, but I'm not going to come right out and say so.'

- -sandalle

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