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Subject: Re: Signing off.

Re: Signing off.

From: mathew holton <mathew.holton_at_zirconsoftware.co.uk>
Date: 2006-03-08

here we go again...

gl 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...
> --
> gl
>
>
>
Received on Wed Mar 8 16:23:27 2006


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