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Re: [Savannah-register-public] [task #9475] Submission of Eads Time Seri

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-register-public] [task #9475] Submission of Eads Time Series Extensions
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 10:59:33 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


> Please remove the "All riight reserved" statement (It is pointless in
> a free program) and add the full GPL notice as sugessted in

It's a good idea, but it's not necessary to remove them (provided it's
otherwise clear that the program is released under the GPL).

> <blockquote>
> You can implement the missing feature yourself and senme a patch. I suppose
> you have the time and the will to contribute to z130 in the very same manner
> as you had the time and the will to search something to criticize of that
> project. Don't you?.
> </blockquote>
> Google takes very little time, much less time than it takes to look at every
> source file for "All Rights Reserved". I am an avid contributor and supporter
> of many open source and free software projects. However, I do not contribute
> to projects without tests or with poor documentation. Until the original
> author (you) invests the time to bring the code up to a baseline, why should
> others? Writing code without decent documentation violates the spirit of
> collaborative software development. You are "philosophically pure" but that
> only gets you so far.

I'm not sure it's worth arguing over such matters, but up to you :)


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