Why in the world you should have a vote: was RE: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo suchas NetBSD!!!

Peter N. M. Hansteen peter at bgnett.no
Sun Feb 13 23:06:18 PST 2005

Anthony Atkielski <atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr> writes:

> > Because they wrote the software in question, perhaps?
> So?  If it's truly open source, the copyrights should be assigned.  

copyright assignment isn't entirely doable in all jurisdictions, and
beside the point.

> All it takes is one copyright holder who withdraws a license and an
> entire package can become unusable.

i assume you have been told about the 'published under a license' phenomenon.

To me it sounds like you need to read up on a few things.

Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
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