[squeak-dev] I'm stepping down as WebTeam Leader Mars 31
janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Fri Mar 14 13:41:56 UTC 2008
Well, yes, licenses again. We can relicence to MIT or whatever else,
because for me all what is important is to use the code in accordance to
the main rule on our world: a Golden Rule:
Stephen Pair wrote:
> I hate to drag this up again, and maybe you've covered it before, but
> could you share your reasoning behind licensing Aida as LGPL. Would you
> consider also making it available under MIT? I personally am hesitant
> to do anything with software under any L/GPL type license. I think
> others have a similar concern and that might be an issue if a number of
> the squeak websites used Aida. It's an honest question, I have no
> agenda here (other than a concern over L/GPL type licenses).
> - Stephen
> P.S. My opinion on L/GPL is that these licenses served a useful purpose
> and were a necessity to prevent Unix vendors from simply co-opting
> Stallman's work at a time when open source wasn't the norm. But today,
> the situation is much different. Open source is largely accepted and
> its value well understood. GPL and LGPL impose unnecessary restrictions
> on use and only serve to complicate matters. I can appreciate why
> Stallman is so stuck on GPL given his experiences, but I think he's sort
> of stuck in the past.
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 8:23 PM, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si
> <mailto:janko.mivsek at eranova.si>> wrote:
> Hi Squeakers,
> I'd like to announce that I'm seriously thinking about helping Squeak
> community with stepping up as a WebTeam team leader.
> Let me introduce myself a bit: I already have an experience building up
> and maintaining content on Aida/Web site and I also got some experience
> how to do promotion and how to do a Search Engine Optimizations (SEO).
> That experience can help to improve a bit otherwise already very rich
> Squeak website. Other possibility for improvement is to upgrade
> technology behind website and here I can again contribute with
> Aida/Scribo CMS, which is a base for Aida's website and is currently in
> intense development, just adding blog support. That way a Squeak website
> will also be a show point of most advanced technology Squeakers have.
> Which is good in my opinion for Squeak and Smalltalk promotion in
> To conclude, I can contribute with maintaining content on one side but
> also to upgrade the website technology to Aida/Scribo CMS, so that a
> website will be modern, with fresh and relevant content and with all
> things such site needs to have those days.
> Ken Causey wrote:
> > While I'm sure Karl welcomes your thanks it seems like maybe you and
> > some others have missed the point. Karl is not fishing for comments.
> > In the recent past he has repeatedly announced that he wishes to step
> > down from leading the website team and would like to find a
> > He has not gotten any replies. He is now stating that he really is
> > leaving with a specific deadline (the end of this month) and it
> is now
> > really time for someone to step up and lead the website team for the
> > immediate future at the very least.
> > Ken
> > On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 19:29 -0300, Germán Arduino wrote:
> >> I also wants to thank you. The site is updated, interesting,
> complete and cool.
> >> Thanks you.
> >> 2008/3/13, Ron Teitelbaum <Ron at usmedrec.com
> <mailto:Ron at usmedrec.com>>:
> >>> Yes indeed thank you very much for your terrific service to the
> >>> Ron Teitelbaum
> >>> > Le 13/03/08, karl <karl.ramberg at comhem.se
> <mailto:karl.ramberg at comhem.se>> écrivait :
> >>> >
> >>> > >I've been Webteam leader on the Squeak website for quite a few
> >>> > years,
> >>> > >and have now totally lost time to keep that work, so Mars
> 31 I will
> >>> > >step down. It's been a fun and interesting experience to
> maintain the
> >>> > >website, ftp and mailing list.
> >>> > >
> >>> > >I recommend that people interested in Squeaks web
> appearence join
> >>> > the
> >>> > >webteam and maybe lead the site into new and exiting areas.
> >>> > >
> >>> > >
> >>> > >Karl
> >>> >
> >>> > You did a very good job thank you very much for your time
> Janko Mivšek
> Smalltalk Web Application Server
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