Ion3 removal (Re: Ion3 license violation)
mi+mill at aldan.algebra.com
Wed Dec 12 16:30:49 PST 2007
середа 12 грудень 2007 06:35 по, Bill Moran Ви написали:
> It's his software. If his requirements can't be met, then the port comes
> out of the tree. What else do you expect to happen?
I expect the port-removal to be initiated/done in an orderly fashion. This
includes marking it FORBIDDEN (or IGNORE, or BROKEN):
FORBIDDEN= Violates licensing requirements of the author
EXPIRATION_DATE=<<Some date a few months from now>>
This would give those people, whom you expect to submit patches, some time to,
actually, create them... Only if nothing materializes by the expiration date,
should the port be deleted.
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