[Osmf-talk] CC BY SA 2.0 and backup plan

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Sat Dec 5 22:14:12 UTC 2009

On Dec 5, 2009, at 2:58 PM, Elizabeth Dodd wrote:

> On Sun, 6 Dec 2009, SteveC wrote:
>> I gotta say, the fear uncertainty and doubt you guys have put up on the No
>> wiki page is pretty disgusting. Maybe disturbing.
>> It's an extremely poor show to sit on the sidelines all this time and then
>> pile in with that kind of stuff.
>> Christ knows what the hell you're trying to achieve, and removing Matt's
>> comments was pretty bad.
>> I thought you supported this project but you make every appearance of
>> wanting to tear it apart.
> Faced with the single question "vote", where 265 persons get a vote out of all 
> of the contributors, looking at the losses which will be incurred in the data, 
> I found the process wrong and had to vote against it.

There will be losses whatever happens, what's important is to minimise them. That's why we've had a multi-year process.

> The remainder of your mail is simply rude against the nay-sayers and I suggest 
> you retract it.

Sorry, no. It's a lot more than nay-saying and I feel fine arguing back.

Yours &c.


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