FreeBSD's problems as seen by the community

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Fri Jan 11 20:58:13 PST 2008

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Garrett Cooper wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2008, at 2:57 AM, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> Julian H. Stacey wrote:
>>>> Postmaster@, cc current@
>>>> Astrodog wrote:
>>>>> I'd like to propose the creation of a freebsd-legal mailing
>>>>> list.
>>>>> Beyond moving threads like this one off of -current, I
>>>>> believe it would provide a valuable place to discuss things
>>>>> like DTrace licensing, the use of GPL'd code in base, Java
>>>>> packages, etc.
>>>> Good idea. no pre- existing similar list on:
>>>> I checked before my Message-Id:
>>>> <200801110016.m0B0GNP4080451 at> Since which
>>>> Aryeh Friedman continues to dump licensing chat on current@ &
>>>> refuses to move to chat at .
> Just to put my $.02 in I completely support this idea.

> There's a difference between putting in $0.02 and beating a dead
> horse further. Please note that you're currently one versus a large
> majority of subscribers that believes that the BSD license should
> be changed, and also please realize that many more people than just
> you have to sift through their inboxes to get to email that they
> might want to read.. -Garrett

The OP of the purposal made it clear the list has other legit purposes
beyond allowing me a place to rant (which I am done with for the most
part)... Also splitting this stuff solves the overstuffed inbox issue
you site.

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Aryeh M. Friedman
FloSoft Systems, Java Developer Tools.
Developer, not business, friendly.

"Free software != Free beer"

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