[Legal-general] question re. OSMF's attitude to hosting alternative licence servers
sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 22:11:28 BST 2010
Nic wrote: "Fortunately it's on legal-general and I'm under the impression that
no-one reads it."
I wouldn't say that no one reads it. There is a point when debate
becomes an argument over which color to paint the bike shed. On the
other hand, serious debate and discussion is the sign of a healthy
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Nic Roets <nroets at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 6:50 PM, TimSC <mapping at sheerman-chase.org.uk> wrote:
>> Your idea of democracy seems to be different from the usual concept of
>> "majority rule". In most democracies, the elected representatives don't act
>> as tyrants until replaced (which is basically your implication). Also, I
> Tim, in most current democracies, the political candidates make very
> little promises. Nor will they enter into an asymmetrical debate, like
> we are having here (an elected person vs. a complete outsider). People
> do not like these debates.
> Fortunately it's on legal-general and I'm under the impression that
> no-one reads it.
> "What percentage of users are willing to relicense their contributions
> as PD ?" is the wrong question. The right question is "What percentage
> of users are in favour of creating a split ?". Most of them will not
> As for the load levels on dev: Rather look for spikes in the munin
> history. There are plenty of them each day.
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