Ion3 license violation

Gergely CZUCZY phoemix at
Wed Dec 12 00:37:58 PST 2007

On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 08:34:00AM +0000, Tuomo Valkonen wrote:
> On 2007-12-12, Edwin Groothuis <edwin at> wrote:
> > You don't say "Not more than 28 days", you suggest 28 days as a
> > reasonable delay for you.
> Frisbee/the package maintainer not bothering to communicating with
> me how long the actual delay might be, and would the package end
> up in a megafrozen state in the new releases, does not sound like
> a reasonable delay. But no, in the Distro Code of Conduct, it is
> forbidden to communicate with upstream, to reach an agreement etc.
> Distros want to do whatever they will, including fucking the author
> in the arse -- that's what the "freedom" in free software is about.
> It's not freedom for the author: it's freedom/power for the RIAA 
> and MPAA and Sony and BMG and Warner of FOSS -- the distros. 
> > To quote a friend:
> >
> >     cvs rm -rf <blah>; cvs commit -m "Your license sucks.  Your
> >     code sucks.  You suck.  Happy Christmas."
> >
> > I hope that is not what you were after...
> Whatever it takes for distros to either start behaving better
> (communicating with and taking consideration of authors), or
> simply perishing.
I don't use Ion3, and I never intend to, but to be honest, this
licence of yours really seems to be very unreasonable. It's just
silly, nothing more.


Gergely Czuczy
mailto: gergely.czuczy at

Weenies test. Geniuses solve problems that arise.
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