On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 07:15:14PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote: > > Nobody is obligated to obey anything but the actual license. However, > > just XFree86 have generally asked us not to distribute prereleases of X > > (IIRC). The license says nothing about not distributing prereleases but > > we still generally don't. I argue that this is a similar situation, but > > for different reasons. > > XFree86 are our *friends*. We will do things to help our *friends* > out. On the other hand, the people responsible for what we are > talking about here are not our friends...far from it. If anything, > they are the dead opposite. And how do we know they are our friends? Maybe because they're not threatening to change the XFree license to ban us from touching X if we don't meet their demands immediately? No, that would be too logical a reason. Perhaps you will enlighten us as to how you know that XFree is a friend and Transgaming is not? (Sorry, I'm annoyed that the simplest concept such as the difference between a request and a demand accompanied by a threat seems to illude some people...) -- Joseph Carter <email@example.com> Here we go again <Knghtbrd> learn to love Window Maker. <Knghtbrd> a little NeXTStep is good for the soul.
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