Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)

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On 02/06/06 04:15:26PM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> Peter Read wrote:
> > I'm confused about where software has inherited a sense of morality from?
> > 
> > Equally, as I can't see any restriction of the GPL in that link I
> > don't get the reference.  What it's essentially saying to me is 'if
> > you don't want it under the GPL licence terms, talk to the copyright
> > holder(s) or their authorised representative about alternatives'.
> > 
> > Plenty of people are happy to dual licence their work, & TBH I'd
> > rather see people do that and get something for their work than have
> > it misappropriated into commercial software and have to look to the
> > courts for a slim chance at compensation...
> > 
> > Anyone else rather get back to the technical discussion or is it just me?
> Jörg likes to distract from the technical discussion, and I'm still waiting
> for feedback on my GPL'd patch I posted last week.

You're not alone, I'm still waiting for an answer as to why cdrecord is
the only userland app on any OS to use his SCSI ID naming convention
and yet his is the correct way. I've asked twice and been blatantly
ignored both times.


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