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From brian moseley>
Subject Re: apache2-ng7
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2000 22:11:35 GMT

this nattering is a source of constant amusement. please
keep it up!

On Wed, 5 Jan 2000, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> In article <> you wrote:
> > Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> >> 
> >> If the two packages would allow this, the ASF could too easily
> >> create an ASF libtool and ASF shtool out of them, licensed under the
> >> Apache license...
> > 
> > Sounds like a good reason to use and create our own helpers (instead
> > of shtools) and only use 3rd party when we really _need_ to (like
> > the autoconf stuff) which is what we've done before anyway. Great!!
> Sorry, Jim, my flair for English seems to be not sufficient to actually
> decide whether you say this serious or ironic, but if you say it ironic
> keep in mind that my above statement wasn't against ASF - it was against
> any license with less restrictions, be it the Apache license or just
> some other BSD-style license. So don't feel attacked, please. OTOH if
> you say the above serious, I think such a non-technical decision would
> be more than silly, because as I tried to explain: there has to be
> no non-technical reason to not use shtool (or any other packages of
> the Autoconf area), because at least for shtool you can get a special
> license condition which can make you more happy if you're still not
> happy enough through the existing exclusion clause.
>                                        Ralf S. Engelschall

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