Subject: Re: Your message on netbsd current users
To: None <Marc.Espie@liafa.jussieu.fr>
From: Michael G. Schabert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/30/2001 13:18:58
>We have very similar project goals to NetBSD. It appears we take them
You make this statement, and yet call his comment pure slander?
>I, for one, would very much know how you solved this internally to NetBSD,
>why it went through `core@' and not elsewhere,
Chances are, that's what he considered to be a contact point for
tnf...but I'm in no way affiliated with tnf (other than a user) nor
>I also really would like to know why you consider the BSD licence to be
>such an eeeeviiil thing wrt IPF.
I don't recall reading where he called it evil...he just didn't
happen to adopt it wrt his program. I don't consider Chevy to be
evil, but I currently drive a Dodge.
>I think there are numerous cases of other software (Luke Newburn's ftp,
>to take one prominent NetBSD program, for instance) released under the BSD
>licence without any problem of people getting credits where credits are
He simply wishes that people or foundations who wish to use *his*
property abide by *his* license. ipf is his property & as such,
anyone wishing to have the functionality has 4 options:
1) abide by his license
2) make another arrangement with him for a mutually-agreeable license
3) find an alternative
4) *make* an alternative
So my suggestion is do one of the following 4 & quit b*tching about it.
>Of course, if you don't want to write free software, then there's no
And in this thread, everyone must take their digs.
Again, I have no connection with netbsd, freebsd, openbsd, or Darren.
I just happen to run netbsd on a couple systems.
Michael G. Schabert, Mac Guy
Miranda Graphic Systems, publishers of Graphic Power