[Fsfe-ie] stuff from the past week
jimregan at o2.ie
Sun Oct 26 23:52:30 CET 2003
Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
>OSI approve dodgy licenses like the APSL-1.2 and the RPSL. I can't
>defend these and I'd ask people not to use them. The man at the helm
>of OSI endorses non-OSS projects, defends companies that turn
>proprietary, and doesn't release all of his own work under OSS
>licenses. I'm not going to put my spare time into promoting OSS when
>it's leader isn't strongly committed to doing the same. There is no
>longer a One True Meaning of OSS. (we'd be herding cats again.)
And the FSF approve dodgy licenses like the APSL-2 and the Affero GPL,
and release manuals with unremovable, invariant political essays and
expect that people still consider the manual as a whole to be free.
There is no longer One True Meaning of Free either.
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