Why the FreeBSD license will not be changing
Aryeh M. Friedman
aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 21:34:25 PST 2008
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Chuck Robey wrote:
> Julian H. Stacey wrote:
>> "Aryeh Friedman" wrote:
>>> On Jan 10, 2008 12:17 PM, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org>
>>>> 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
>> - 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
> God, this one in particular incenses me. "No one listens to me
> when they know it's me talking, so I want to swindle folks into
> believing that I'm of sane mind, and get them to waste their
> precious hobby time on my blither. My right to bother them comes
> before their right not to listen, and honestly be damned."
> "If I went to the list that pre-announces that its only idiots like
> me, no one would be tricked into wasting their time with me.
> Clearly, I deserve your time. I will follow your list guidelines
> only when they force everyone to listen to me. Rules are for lower
> life-forms, anyways."
> (BTW, I can get away with this, legally, on chat, which is where
> this went. You'll know who it was aimed at by noticing who it is
> who responds loudest to it.) It's not the first time that
> particular person has told me he won't follow list rules because no
> one reads it otherwise. Beware, I still have that mail!
And if you remember I asked specifically for all replies to go to the
Aryeh M. Friedman
FloSoft Systems, Java Developer Tools.
Developer, not business, friendly.
"Free software != Free beer"
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