[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] FOSS shame
Tue Nov 24 13:07:37 CET 2009
Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 08:35:37AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:06:45PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:32:56PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> > > On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:30:25PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > > > --- 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.
>> > [.. rant ..]
>> Can you name a single shame entry that is undeserved? I don't think so.
>> What exactly is the issue that we are discussing?
> If we should say at the top of the shame list that we do not list everyone
> who violates our license.
So just say the list contains the most shameful ones without going
into any details.
mans at mansr.com
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