[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] FOSS shame
Mon Nov 23 21:32:56 CET 2009
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:30:25PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 03:15:40PM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > > On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 02:30:15AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > >> self-explanatory patch below
> > >
> > > do people want me to commit this or not?
> > Can you replace the wording so that it clearly specifies "free
> > software projects", not "freeware projects"?
> Thats not as easy as you think as id like to keep free sw whos authors
> pretend they wrote ffmpeg on the list.
> heres my current try:
> --- shame (revision 411)
> +++ shame (working copy)
> @@ -6,6 +6,9 @@
> This is a list of projects or companies violating FFmpeg's license. The list
> is part of an effort to get them to comply with the licensing terms by shaming
> them in public.
> +We have consciously chosen not to include <i>not for profit free software projects</i> as we
> +belive that thouse who give their work to the world for free should not be shamed
> +on such lists.
I don't like this. Everybody should respect licenses. There is no
reason to exclude free sw projects if they turn out to be stubborn
and unwilling to fix issues they may have.
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