Re: targetcli -fb now also Apache 2.0 licensed
From: James Bottomley
Date: Wed Jul 24 2013 - 16:21:14 EST
On Wed, 2013-07-24 at 13:09 -0700, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-07-23 at 23:27 -0700, Andy Grover wrote:
> > Hi Nick,
> > I just wanted to let you know that I finally received permission from
> > all contributors, and have matched RisingTide's relicensing of targetcli
> > and its dependencies to Apache 2.0, by relicensing the additional
> > contributions in the targetcli-fb branch under the same license.
> > I'm not quite sure the next steps are, except enjoying all our newly
> > non-viral source code, but much thanks for getting the ball rolling.
> Making this type of announcement without coordinating with us on a plan
> for moving forward is pretty lame. Especially considering that we've
> kept asking you privately about how to work together to reconcile -fb
> with upstream, and your response essentially boiled down to "What's in
> it for me..?".
Oh good grief, children, how about you both play nicely in the sand box
or I'll fetch your parents to make you see sense.
> So if you really, really need an incentive to "do the right thing", how
> about I start not accept kernel patches from you until you're ready to
> drop -fb and start working with upstream for real..?
Well, the thing is, being a maintainer in Linux is a position of trust.
The fastest way to lose that trust is to hold your tree to ransom or
indeed refuse to accept patches for anything other than technical or
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