[License-review] Shortness

Simon Phipps simon at webmink.com
Fri Oct 16 16:33:24 UTC 2020

While I appreciate your concern and generally agree with your view, the
correspondent in question is not subscribed to the list so will not have
seen any of our (consequently "internal") comments, which although concise
are factual and respectful. Your reply was just the tone I felt should have
been sent to him in moderation - many thanks.


On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 5:22 PM Eric Schultz <eric at wwahammy.com> wrote:

> I'm writing here because the members of THIS list need to hear it.
> Stop being so short with people. People are coming here because they value
> our opinion, respect the OSI and, for the most part, want to do good by the
> OSD. Contacting folks who are highly respected in the field of open source
> licensing is undoubtedly intimidating enough. We should be trying to uplift
> the members of our community who join us. I appreciate we're all busy but
> there's really no excuse for how unwelcoming this list can be. Especially
> given that I think we all understand how FOSS communities grow when they
> are welcoming and nurturing.
> Eric
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