On Thursday 27 January 2011 17:51:26 Raymond Martin wrote:
I am _so_ glad the ideas of open source are not only about licenses...
> > if you had done this with ardour, i'd be raising bloody hell about it.
He would have the right to be pissed (and quite rightly so). Taking and=20
modifying someone elses work and not giving credit is troubling. Even if yo=
adhered to the license and didn't change the copyright notices...
> Any complaint that has nothing to do with licenses is just
Which is exactly what Paul Davis was talking about.
> I think we can all do without any of that noise, thank you.
Strictly speaking in the term of laws you are correct. But as we gladly do =
live in a world exclusively ruled by laws, there is more to it than what th=
And FOSS is not only about a license. It is about giving credit where credi=
is due (otherwise the license would just be the famous "public domain" or "=
commercial public domain" or something like that).
But funnily enough while you accused Paul Davis of anger, it became clear t=
the whole list (and the world internet) that in fact you guys have a big=20
problem with paul and his work. So much you read personal things into=20
everything he says...
BTW: He probably wouldn't have a problem with it if your website reads=20
"Because ardour broke on us and the devs didn't want to do what we wanted, =
choose to fork muse". But apparently you have such a big problem with it th=
even that is for you to much acknowledgment of pauls work...
Anyway good luck with your project. Always sign of a good start when not=20
technical facts but personal reasons made you start it...
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