Re: notable Debian contributions in 2006
Roberto C. Sánchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I do not have the unlimited time to waste with useless speudo
discussions. I am sorry, but this will be the last response to you
unless you start to open your mind to the reality.
For the same reason. this reply is shortened.
> > - dozens of unfixed bugs in mkisofs.
> Right. People keep asking you to specify *which* bugs. You provided a
> few: http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2007/03/msg02703.html
> Eduard's response: http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2007/03/msg02863.html
> > > > > I would hardly call it misquoting:
> > > >
> > > > [ missunderstood text removed, see my other mail ]
> > > >
> > > I see. So the opinions of Sun *and* the FSF on the GPL and CDDL are
> > > misunderstood? Who, pray tell, are we supposed to seek for a
> > > non-misunderstood opinion? Yourself?
> > Are you really unable to understand the problem?
> > It makes no sense to quote text that is not related to what's done inside
> > cdrtools. If you like to be taken for serious, you should not quote text that
> > only applies to non-GPL code that has been derived from GPLd code.
> Really? I fail to see how it makes any difference if the GPL code
> sprang out of nothing or was derived from some other code? That is like
> saying that GPL code that is someone's original creation is treated
> differently than GPL code which is derived from the Public Domain. How
> can that be?
The GPL is known to be asymmetric (which is a problem) and even the founder
of Debian does not follow your strange ideas on interpreting the GPL.....
(see 3rd paragraph)
> > > By the way, did you miss the whole XFree86/X.Org fiasco? If you choose
> > You again demonstrate that you did missunderstood things.
> > Xfree did get into problems because it changed it's license to something less
> > free and completely unclear. Xorg did come up again because Sun did contribute
> > more money and human resources to Xorg, starting a few weeks before the Xfree
> > desaster.
> I don't buy it. The license change to XFree86 was committed on 13
> February 2004:
> The X.Org Foundation was formed on 22 January 2004. The XFree86
> disaster started long before either of those events.
You still ignore facts!
I was quoting one of the leading X.org members who is obviously better
informed than you.
Do you really believe that it was posible to obtain a single letter
top level domain name in 2004?
X.org has been founded around 1987.
Too much FUD from you, I need to stop replying here....
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