An explanation of the difficulty of solving licenseproliferation in one sentence
nelson at crynwr.com
Thu Mar 10 05:01:04 UTC 2005
Forrest J. Cavalier III writes:
> Of course the OSD+3 proposal (and any proposal) makes it worse, because
> artificial controls in a marketplace are always inefficient.
> Publishing under an widely incompatible license will indeed supress
> the market penetration of your stuff, but the market will not be
> affected measurably. So, I'd say that disparity is enough. We don't need\
> artificial controls, and it is very curious that The Angry Economist doesn't
> agree. What do you have to say for yourself Russ?
"Anything that's peaceful".
> Since I am not on the board, and that the board meetings are so
> secretive, I could not begin to imagine.
Our public board meetings are never highly attended. I would feel
worse about being "so secretive" if more people seemed to care.
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