[openstack-dev] [all] [tc] "No Open Core" in 2016

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Wed Feb 17 18:15:34 UTC 2016

On 02/17/2016 03:10 AM, Sean M. Collins wrote:
> Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> s/I dislike/is not free software/ [*]
>> It's not a mater of taste. Having Poppy requiring a non-free component,
>> even indirectly (ie: the Oracle JVM that CassandraDB needs), makes it
>> non-free.
> Your definition of non-free versus free, if I am not mistaken, is
> based on GPLv3. OpenStack is not GPL licensed

This has nothing to do with the GPL license.
Where did you get this from?
IMO, you really are, mistaking.

> I understand and respect the point of view of the Debian project on
> this, however OpenStack is an Apache licensed project. So, this is
> entirely your bikeshed.
>> Ensuring we really only accept free software is not a bikeshed color
>> discussion, it is really important. And that's the same topic as using
>> non-free CDN solution (see below).
> It is a bikeshed, because you are injecting a debate over the freedoms of
> Apache license vs. GPLv3 into this discussion.

I have no idea where this comes from.

> Which you do, on many
> occasions. I respect this, but at some point it does hijack the original
> intent of the thread. Which is now happening.

I have *never* discussed Apache vs GPLv3, neither in this list or
elsewhere. So I really don't understand why you're writing this.


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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