Why the FreeBSD license will not be changing
Aryeh M. Friedman
aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 21:26:19 PST 2008
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Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> "Aryeh Friedman" wrote:
>> On Jan 10, 2008 12:17 PM, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
>>> Please Discuss Licensing On chat@, Not current@ !
>>> This is the mailing list for users of freebsd-current. It
>>> includes warnings about new features coming out in -current
>>> that will affect the users, and instructions on steps that must
>>> be taken to remain -current. Anyone running "current" must
>>> subscribe to this list.
>>> This list contains the overflow from the other lists about
>>> non-technical, social information. It includes discussion about
>>> whether Jordan looks like a tune ferret or not, whether or not
>>> to type in capitals, who is drinking too much coffee, where
>>> the best beer is brewed, who is brewing beer in their basement,
>>> and so on. Occasional announcements of important events (such
>>> as upcoming parties, weddings, births, new jobs, etc) can be
>>> made to the technical lists, but the follow ups should be
>>> directed to this list.
>> Small note I have already stated several times in the thread why
>> this is not in -chat@
> No excuse. Abuse of current@ list remit may annoy people to
> request postmaster@ to remove abuser. Better: - Find another
> forum, perhaps already existing but not on @freebsd.org, Or
If the target audience is the freebsd community it would be impossible
with a different forum.
> - Use chat at freebsd, Or
> - Ask postmaster at freebsd to create a list for those who want it,
> eg: law at freebsd remit: "Licensing, Copyright, Law, Software
I have suggested that and most people seem to see no need to for it
thus we are left with inapporiate forums... also if such a forum was
created it should also include business issues (not just legal because
the two are intertwined)
Aryeh M. Friedman
FloSoft Systems, Java Developer Tools.
Developer, not business, friendly.
"Free software != Free beer"
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