ISC considering a change to the BIND open source license

Noel Butler noel.butler at
Wed Jun 15 06:19:56 UTC 2016

On 15/06/2016 10:29, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> On 6/14/2016 4:28 PM, Noel Butler wrote:
>> On 15/06/2016 05:38, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>> It seems some on the list are short on philosophy? Well here is
>>> the actual philosophy and I'll apologize in advance that it won't fit
>>> in a SMS message for those people unable to have deep thoughts more
>>> complex than a SMS message. Hopefully you are not one of them.
>> I guess we can read this as you are, or are related to, one of these
>> commercial entities that are not playing nice... There is absolutely 
>> no
>> other reason one would be so dead against it as you are.
> Or, you could simply just copy and paste my name into Linkedin and see
> who my current employer is.  Wow there's even a click-able website
> there!   What will they think up next, Maw!!!
> I know, too boring.
> Ted

Why?  Its not important to me who your employer is, I have far far far 
far far better things to do than research every poster I reply to.

I have also notes the quality of your posts on other lists over time, so 
I would be even less inclined to bother. I havent and arent going to 
bother, its irrelevant who they are, most of us have several ties to 
orgs outside our main income stream. I can assure you my linkedin page 
which hasnt been updated in ages, even when current, didnt list half of 

Again, if you are a  user - there is no change
if you are a redistributor: there is no change - UNLESS you modify BIND 
and keepo it to yourself - thats fair, Vicky's post explained it so well 
a child could understand it, if someone is affected by the pending 
change, then they are part of the problem that brought this about.

If you have the urge to reply to all rather than reply to list, you best
first read

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