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Subject: Re: Signing off.

Re: Signing off.

From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: 2006-03-08

On 3/8/06, gl <gl@ntlworld.com> wrote:
>
> After Linus was about to commit one of my patches, it turns out the project
> leaders are not willing to accept contributions under a pseudonym. This may
> be normal in the GPL world, but for someone from the Windows / BSD license
> world, this seems utterly bizarre. An open-source project should be about
> contributions, and be as accomodating as possible to the people it asking to
> contribute their time and effort to. I have no problems following technical
> guidelines - but I'm not about to compromise my personal choices for a
> project that requires quality contributions to survive.
>
> So, as the decision is apparently final I'm signing off. I guess my various
> patches and WPS will either remain private, or will be released
> independently at some point. Although if they're not going to get to CVS, I
> don't really see the point.
>
> I think you guys should debate whether this really is the best way to go...

sad, and (not less sadly) not the first time...

~lImbus
Received on Wed Mar 8 16:21:17 2006


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