Ion3 removal (Re: Ion3 license violation)
tuomov at iki.fi
Thu Dec 13 06:44:38 PST 2007
On 2007-12-13, Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote:
> Did you not understand the part where Mark described the requirement to
> avoid possible legal trouble?
Which part of my reply did you not understand?
And at least where I come from, contracts are legally enforceable,
even if they're only oral ones -- which would certainly include
permissions given on a public mailing list.
> *) FreeBSD has agreed to remove the offending port in order to comply
> with your license requirements. However, you continue to complain.
And you continue to spread misinformation, which I want to correct.
> *) _Anyone_ could submit a patch to the port to abide by your license
> requirements and it's likely that it will be committed, yet
> _nobody_ has.
Wrong; see a recent post by the portmgr.
> Even you, Tuomo, claim to have bold and revolutionary
> ideas on package distribution yet would rather argue than WRITE A
> PATCH AND SUBMIT IT! Beyond that, you've _IGNORED_ posts that I've
> made in the past suggesting this.
I have other things to do than learn yet another packaging system.
Those things include fixing things in Ion3, so that a stable release
could eventually be made.
> *) You blame "distro folks" as abusing developers and expecting them
> to just provide free work, then you turn around an complain that
> the FreeBSD people should bend over backwards to accommodate the
> software you wrote. You're doing the _exact_ thing you accuse
> others of doing.
As others have stated, it's not difficult to comply with the license.
But people are getting paranoid.
> *) You continually abuse this mailing list by twisting other persons
> posts to your agenda by snipping relevant information, replying
> only to the parts that you want to, and redirecting the meaning of
> other posts.
Good to hear you're not alone.
> Please go somewhere that you can find emotional healing Tuomo. I, for
> one, will be glad to see you return as a sane person but have no desire
> to watch this thread continue as long as you're sick.
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