TGPPL, deterring licence proliferation by withholding the stamp of OSD-conformance (was: recent submissions merit no action)

Russ Nelson nelson at
Sat Jan 24 23:58:44 UTC 2009

John Cowan writes:
 > Russ Nelson scripsit:
 > > Mmmmm, not exactly the case.  One of the filters for frivolity is
 > > whether someone submits the license using a pseudonym, or their real
 > > name.  It's not clear that you have passed that bar yet, Mr. Bryan
 > > Zooko Wilcox O'Hearn O'Whielacronx.
 > He has stated his real (i.e. legal) name.  Do you have real reason to
 > doubt it?

The fact that it's been ... variable ... lends doubt.  Worse, nobody
has been forcing him to supply variations on the theme.  I like to
make people laugh, smile, chuckle, and guffaw, even at my expense, but
something I take seriously.

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