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Re: Ironies abound (was Re: GPL v3 draft)

Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 06:24:19AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> What mistakes? Pretty much the entire free software community believes
>> that patch-clause licenses are acceptable. Why do you think that they're
>> not?
> You're asking me to repeat the entire discussion I just had with you and
> Michael, where I explained very explicitly the serious problems of patch
> clauses?  If you've accidentally deleted your mailbox, I'm sure it's in
> the list archives.

No, you've described why they cause practical inconvenience. You haven't
described why everyone else ever was wrong.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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