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Re: The new apache license
I did as well. This tendency toward "full-employment-for attorneys" has
to be protested. (We may not be able to stop it, but we can at least
remind them of our displeasure.) Maybe widespread forking can reverse
The _lack_ of hair-splitting is the advantage of non-GNU licensing. Why
the heck is the Apache group giving this up for a convoluted and
incomprehensible license? Maybe Apache has been hunkering down with the
FSF lawyers? Next we'll start hearing the "interpretations" (indeed, it
seems to already have begun on this list!).
On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 15:53, Renzo Fabriek wrote:
> On 19 februari 2004 08:58, wrote Henning Brauer:
> > so don't let us just watch a former-bsd-licensed projet fuck up their
> > licensing beyong all recognition, raise your voice. and do that on
> > email@example.com so it is heard.
> Did it already, and it felt GOOD to express my opinion. :-) (not a flame)
> My opinion is not important i am just a (Open)BSD user. There many others
> who's opinion would count.
> I only felt like doing something. I hope that many of you will do the same.
> I believe strongly in "shared technology". (i mean all technology)
> Renzo Fabriek