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From: Andrew Lunn <>
To: Jonathan Larmour <>
Cc: Gary Thomas <>,
	eCos Maintainers <>
Subject: Re: FSF license?
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 08:21:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 06:04:36PM +0000, Jonathan Larmour wrote:
> Gary Thomas wrote:
> >Any news on this?  Any hopes that it will *ever* happen?
> >
> >We've been in a holding pattern for nearly a year...
> I was thinking about this just last night. I propose that when it hits one 
> year in, ooo, 6 weeks, we send RH legal a warning that if it isn't resolved 
> ASAP we will issue a Press Release expressing our 
> dissatisfaction/disappointment etc. with Red Hat for breaking their promise.
> And if they don't respond, indeed issue a Press Release, and send it to 
> lwn, slashdot, etc.etc. Perhaps even have it at the front of the ecos web 
> site.
> It's time to force the issue. If we wait till Jan 13th the PR will be able 
> to be written for better effect.

How about sending the warning two weeks before the year is up letting
them know that on the anniversary the press release will be published.
I think its important to put a date to the threat so they at least
know when they have to do something by. A straight year seems better
than 1 year plus a couple of weeks.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2004-12-02  8:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-12-01 14:55 Gary Thomas
2004-12-01 18:04 ` Jonathan Larmour
2004-12-01 18:23   ` Gary Thomas
2004-12-02  8:21   ` Andrew Lunn [this message]
2004-12-02 14:28     ` Jonathan Larmour

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