[Vm-dev] Re: License stuff

Norbert Hartl norbert at hartl.name
Thu Mar 27 17:43:00 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 06:28 -0700, Matthew Fulmer wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 09:00:48AM -0400, Ron Teitelbaum wrote:
> >  
> > Can we get a clear statement about what a rewrite process would look like?
> > 
> > Can the new author read the old method?  Can someone else produce a
> > requirements document that specifies what the method needs to do?  Can
> > someone write tests from the old method that need to pass with the new
> > method?
> > 
> > I still do not understand what we are allowed to do in order to reverse
> > engineer an unclean method.
> A draft of "the rules" is at
> http://installer.pbwiki.org/SqueakRelicenseParty
> This has not yet been reviewed. Also, a rewrite effort will not
> happen until July if we indeed go with spoon. 
> If you could, please wait until I write down the results of
> meeting four (which was 3 days ago, on Monday). I'm compiling a
> web site with all this stuff, but I've been pretty busy this
> week. I'll announce on squeak-dev when it's done.
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