[linux-elitists] Fwd: RFC: Freecell Solver Licence "Change"

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Thu Mar 19 12:12:50 PDT 2009


begin Rick Moen quotation of Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 11:12:40AM -0700:
> Quoting Don Marti (dmarti at zgp.org):
> 
> > Why not stick with something that's already in
> > /usr/share/common-licenses, and that people already
> > know, unless there's a really compelling reason to
> > do otherwise?

...

> Anyway, the logic appears to go:  "BSD is too long.  MIT/X11 is too long.  
> I just want to grant maximal freedom.  Therefore, I'll decomplicate
> matters by revoking the work's copyright entirely by act of will."

You forgot, "I want to contribute to the Distributed
Internet Anti-Reciprocal-Licensing Rant."

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