Rodent of Unusual Size
Ken.Coar at Golux.Com
Wed Sep 5 19:04:44 UTC 2001
Rick Moen wrote:
> To be really explicit, then: You indulged the time-honoured
> pastime of setting up a caricature of your interlocutor's
> position and then knocking it down.
If I did, I assure you it was unintentional. :-) If anything,
I think you may have been guilty of this before I, since it was
you who changed the text tomake it appear that I was against
proliferating licences. :-) I am not against that at all -- what
I am against, and apparently failed to make clear, was the
attitude in the original post that supports 'making it harder to
create a new licence is beneficial.' Or, to quote Russ exactly,
"This has the beneficial effect of making it harder to create Yet
Another open source license."
I agree with keeping the number of essentially identical licences
to a minimum. I do *not* agree with accomplishing that by
discouraging people from trying.
Is that any more clear? :-)
Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini http://Golux.Com/coar/
Author, developer, opinionist http://Apache-Server.Com/
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