ISC considering a change to the BIND open source license

/dev/rob0 rob0 at
Wed Jun 15 01:07:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 08:06:55PM +0000, Evan Hunt wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 12:38:14PM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > In reality, there IS no "middle ground" If you truly believe a 
> > piece of software SHOULD be freely licensed, then that includes 
> > the idea that commercial entities can use it as they see fit.

> On a personal level, I actually agree with you, and I find the idea 
> of relicensing somewhat regrettable.  It's not that I'm against the 
> GPL, I think software creators should be able to share their work 
> on whatever terms they like, but *personally* I like giving my 
> stuff away with as few encumbrances as possible.  It's 
> disappointing to me to add any burden to it at all.  I do like 
> eating, though, and I won't be able to fix as many bugs if I have 
> to stop doing that. :/

Or start eating bugs? ;)

/me stares at a lightning bug going by the window (a light meal)
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