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You know who's a jerk to people for no good reason? Zed Shaw:

Also, the new license he put on the project is COMPLETELY nonFree. See section 4 and 5 (especially 5):

That's just completely anti-collaboration and, well, other human beings be human beings. Always seemed to me he thinks he's better than everyone around him. This here shows that especially when it comes to collaboration on a project, that assumption is true.

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I've read him in HN and usually is pretty condescendent, OTOH his books, i've read the python one, looks really good.

ghostdancer at 2013-08-16T19:59:15Z

Is his "owner" claim even possible just like that? Anyway I find it so bad that the many people who have forked the project might not have noticed the license changes. It's unexpected, and people don't always read every bit when they reasonably think they can count on the project.

enyst at 2013-08-17T14:22:15Z

I'm altering the license. Pray that I don't alter it any further.

Dan at 2013-08-17T20:18:38Z

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You are correct, he *is* hilarious. Does he think that the SSH people would have let OpenSSH live if they could have retroactively revoked the license on previously-released free software? Just to take one example. "it's not binding!", uh ... but you are not forced to do anything, you have just waived your privilege to be able to do certain things.

Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) at 2013-08-18T21:40:27Z

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