[CinCV TNG] Announcement from Michael Collins (the new registrant of cinelerra.org)

Raffaella Traniello raffaella.traniello at g-raffa.eu
Sun Apr 6 12:19:39 CEST 2014


 

Ciao! 

Yes, it's Open Source for goodness sake. 

But Open Source always gives attribution. Taking cinelerra.org and
cloning the website is pretending to be someone you are not. 

The code is open source, not the identity of a project. 

Ciao! 

Raffaella 

Il 05.04.2014 23:40 Ichthyostega ha scritto: 

> Am 18.03.2014 22:57, schrieb Mike Morris:
> 
>> And, last caveat, I know essentially nothing of what appears to be the current controversy,
> 
> So you're basically in the same situation as we all.
> Without prior communication, Michael Collins, who was certainly not an
> active member of the community since years, took opportunity of the
> expired domain and posted public announcements. I can's see any
> controversy here, just basic misdemeanor.
> 
>> Its open source, for goodness sake. Isn't this what open source is about - enabling and empowering people to improve, expand, experiment?
> 
>> I don't understand the angst and consternation.
> 
> I am not sure about "Angst" but the general consternation is understandable.
> OpenSource, for sure, opens possibilities to experiment and expand what's there,
> but it also means to work together with other volunteers. Moreover, for
> "OpenSource" to be possible, some people care to keep the necessary
> infrastructure running, and do so in their spare time.
> 
> Just to mention the necessity to keep sourcecode repositories and a mailinglist
> or forum running. Without such, there is no "open source". How would you judge
> someone who does announcements, but seemingly isn't interested in helping
> with these core concerns?
> 
> If you're puzzled about my words, then please just visit
> 
> http://git.cinelerra.org/gitweb [1]
> 
> or
> 
> http://cinelerra.org/gitweb [2]
> 
> and then visit the git-server on the (now moved) community site,
> which still runs on the same server machine we're keeping up since years:
> 
> http://git.cinelerra-cv.org/gitweb [3]
> 
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Links:
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[1] http://git.cinelerra.org/gitweb
[2] http://cinelerra.org/gitweb
[3] http://git.cinelerra-cv.org/gitweb
[4] http://lists.cinelerra-cv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cinelerra
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