Re: License issues

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Hello everybody!

Could someone please give me som information of how to ditch this list,
which only seems to talk about boring licences ???

Jens Nordenbro

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mark kandianis" <linux-man@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <forum@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 4:35 PM
Subject: Re:  License issues

> At 07:50 PM 3/9/2004 +0100, you wrote:
> >DD> The licensing *policy* has not changed.  XFree86 has exercised the
> >DD> same freedom of licensing choice that it has been offering its
> >DD> contributors for some time.
> >
> >David,
> >
> >You keep ignoring one important objection to the licence change.
> >
> >A lot of the XFree86 code has been contributed under the XFree86
> >licence by people who were acting under the assumption that their code
> >would remain under the old licence.
> >
> >The licencing change has apparently been decided single handedly by
> >you, without consulting most contributors (for my part, I learnt about
> >the change from the press).
> >
> >I believe this to be a case of mis-governance.  Until this question is
> >settled, it will be difficult for many contributors (including myself)
> >to trust the XFree86 governing body (i.e. you).
> i think that this is unfair.  there are more than just david on the
> board of xfree86.  are you telling me that they are all just puppets
> of one man?
> mark.
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