[LAU] [LAD] GPL under pressure
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sat Sep 21 07:52:11 UTC 2013
On Sat, 2013-09-21 at 10:47 +0300, Dan Muresan wrote:
> As I said, when providing a **summary**, i.e. a text that people can
> read without interruption to make up their minds, please provide the
> quotations **in-text**, with full context (and, yes, perhaps with
> URLs). Do not provide in-text quotations selectively. You've included
> selected quotations in-text to support your points, while only
> alluding to other quotations without posting them.
> No, obvious reference links do not help.
> You're already making a case that few people will support. You might
> as least quote fairly instead of selectively, even if you put your
> spin on the whole exchange.
> On 9/21/13, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2013-09-21 at 10:26 +0300, Dan Muresan wrote:
> >> If you provide a summary (even with your spin on it) please provide
> >> full quotes for everything you refer to. In particular provide the
> >> context for the "simple-minded" quote. Don't provide context only
> >> selectively.
> > My apologies, good that I still did read the mails regarding to this
> > thread. I don't like to continue the discussion, but I will correct my
> > mistake.
> > The full quote is here:
> > http://lists.linuxaudio.org/pipermail/linux-audio-dev/2013-September/034216.html
^^^^^^^^^^^ This is the text:
[LAD] forking (was Re: Aeolus)
Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Fri Sep 20 20:24:12 UTC 2013
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On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 10:04:57PM +0200, Felix Homann wrote:
> Am 20.09.2013 21:56 schrieb "Fons Adriaensen" <fons at
> > On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 09:52:06PM +0200, Felix Homann
> > > Would you mind Maurizio Gavioli to play around with your
> > No.
> > > don't think so. So why do you mind him sharing his
> > Why do you think I should feel the same about both ?
> Because of the things I have written and you didn't comment
You mean this:
> You might argue that he better not published his toying
around. But then
> again you possibly forced him to do so: Just imagine he gave a
> someone. Then by the license *you* have chosen for your code
> *obliged* to share his code - no matter how good or worth
publishing it is.
I did not force him to anything. Giving a binary to anyone is
decision, not mine. And all that the original license obliges
do in that case is to give the sources the same person.
> A 'fork' on github is a convenient way to comply with GPL
'Convenient' is the key word here. Some people only think
of what's 'convenient' to them, everything else is too much
for their simple minds.
A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)
> > The context still is the context, is the context, is the context and I
> > guess that people followed the thread. Sorry again!
> > All shorten quotes IMO were not shamming another content, but I might be
> > wrong. All quotes in full length can be found in those archives:
> > http://lists.linuxaudio.org/pipermail/linux-audio-user/
> > http://lists.linuxaudio.org/pipermail/linux-audio-dev/
> > and on github
> > https://github.com/mgavioli/oscAeolus/issues/1
> > Regards,
> > Ralf
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