Aren’t we just looking at a yet another example of what happens what some player(s) get large enough so that their actions have the capacity to influence the rules of the same?
The line between “have the capacity” and “inevitably doing so at scale” is blurred. Since the latter is obviously something we, as the society, are…
They are not taken seriously, of course. Yet, despite all the well-documented self-contradictions, those “points” are not laughed out of each and every conversation, as they should.
Which is serious to some degree, if you ask me.
Amazing writeup; and spot on on most or all points, depending on how much is either of us in the mood to argue. :-)
I’m curious where would this post fall on the axis from exaggerated ranting to true story bro. Some gems are just too “good” to be true.
Real good. And spot on re. the licenses.
It surprises me how many large projects require signing contributor licenses prior to be able to send in pull requests. It surprises me even more GitHub can’t make it a one-button onsite operation.