[Mediawiki-l] Please convince me to make my software open source (2)

Domas Mituzas midom.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 21:54:02 UTC 2010


>   We, as members of the open source community, would do well to wish 
> him luck. Every one of us reflects the community, and snarky remarks 
> make the community look childish. I would have preferred it become open 
> source; Not because I plan to use it but because I want the community to 
> benefit from the largest pool of code possible. Being rude to him will 
> make the chance of him later changing his mind that much smaller. Why 
> would you contribute to a community that has been rude to you?

I'm not rude. He is rude.  We didn't ask him to convince us to release our work as open-source, and yet he uses it for his business. :-)


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