Infrastructure Upgrades/Changes: Git(ea)
ambrose.li at gmail.com
Sun Oct 8 23:39:12 CEST 2017
I don't feel there's anything wrong with Github's TOS (but if the new
TOS really is problematic I'd like to be corrected). It basically just
means they're interpreting "displaying copyrighted content on a
website" as a kind of derivative work, and therefore a license grant
is needed. Pretty much the same reason why all the big websites
include similar wording in their TOS.
I don't like such TOS's either, but I can understand where they're coming from.
2017-10-08 16:35 GMT-04:00 Simon Steinbeiss <simon at xfce.org>:
> to keep it short and simple: being (dependant) on a 3rd party platform that
> can change (e.g. its TOS) anytime in all kinds of ways may be acceptable to
> individuals, but for a FOSS project it's not exactly desirable.
> Example: https://joeyh.name/blog/entry/removing_everything_from_github
> (and follow up blog posts)
> Am So., 8. Okt. 2017, 22:05 schrieb Liquider <liquiderz at gmail.com>:
>> > GitHub would be more comfortable ...
>> > but I completely understand the reasons for not moving to it.
>> What were they?
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