[opensource-dev] Can you legally agree to incomprehensible conditions

Gareth Nelson gareth at garethnelson.com
Fri Apr 2 10:12:52 PDT 2010


It can, but only if the fork has enough developers working on it
instead of the original - and that's the trickiest part

On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Argent Stonecutter
<secret.argent at gmail.com> wrote:
> Starting a fork can light a fire under a parochial developer team. It worked
> for GCC with EGCS.
>
>
> On 2010-04-02, at 10:49, Gareth Nelson wrote:
>
>> It's a lot of work to maintain, trust me - anyway, it'd be better to
>> convince the opensim team to allow viewer developers in.
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Argent Stonecutter
>> <secret.argent at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Sounds like an "impure opensim" fork is needed.
>>>
>>> On 2010-04-02, at 08:19, Gareth Nelson wrote:
>>>
>>>> If these people also work on the viewer, they're banned from
>>>> contributing patches to opensim
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Carlo Wood <carlo at alinoe.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> What is the reason that those fixes aren't incorporated in "pure"
>>>>> opensim?
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
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>> everyone. That’s worth going to jail for. That’s worth anything.” -
>> Printcrime by Cory Doctrow
>>
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>
> "Welcome back, Anonymous, we're glad to see you again!"
>
>
>



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