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From "Wheeler, David A" <dwhee...@ida.org>
Subject RE: JSON license again
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:05:43 GMT
FWIW, I agree with Daniel Shahaf:
> The controversy isn't about ethics, it's about law.
> Someone could sue you alleging that your actions were evil, even if in your eyes they
were not evil.

I completely agree.  What is evil to one is not evil to another.

Ambiguous text like this is unacceptable in a license.


Bertrand Delacretaz:
> As a sidenote, https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil has information
> about alternatives, and links to a petition which apparently only has 35
> supporters so far.

That petition is closed, and I suspect most people who would have signed it never heard of
it.

I think many more people care than this petition would indicate.

--- David A. Wheeler


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