Re: xcdroast does no longer work with wodim: Who to blame?
On Sunday 01 March 2009 18:31:36 Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-February/000413.h
> I prefer to listen to credible statements.....
> The only true claim in the quoted text is that Mark Shuttleworth did stop
> his attempt to switch to cdrtools - I am sorry to see his change in
> supporting OpenSource
> His change in mind was based on intentionally wrong and self contradicting
> statements made by Eben Moglen.
> I have a private mail exchange with Eben Moglen where Moglen explains why
> there is no problem with the specific GPL CDDL combination that is used in
> mkisofs. These statements from Eben Moglen (made to me in private) are not
> self contradicting and thus more credible (*). Given the fact that the Sun
> legal department also made a full in depth legal review for cdrtools and
> did not find and problem, I am still waiting for a fact based proof for the
> so-called problem.
Are you stating that the statements of the vice president of marketing for
Sun's operating platforms group were not credible?
Note, this is a public statement, not a mystic private mail exchange.
> *) He even concurs with me that the claims about CDDL GPL compatibility
> made on the web pages from the FSF are wrong.
You should explain in full depth to FSF and SMI their own creations.
> Let me conclude: the claim that there is a license problem in the original
> cdrtools is nothing but libel.
Yes, the Sunshine is also a libel, while the Sunset is not. Makes sense?
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