WordPress Openness (was Re: [wp-hackers] UI development for 1.6)

Roy Schestowitz r at schestowitz.com
Thu Jun 23 13:11:24 GMT 2005

[Tarique Sani]:

> Mike - you missed my point on the Spirit of Open Source - if you feel
> that WP development is a Cathedral then Open your own Bazaar - the GPL
> provides you exactly that freedom.
> Forcing a developer to discuss his actions is IMHO taking away his
> freedom to develop the code as he wants to.
> So the bottom line is Fork if you can else Forget it!
> And yes forking is good competition and in true spirit of Open Source

Tarique, Mike Little forked b2 along with Matt. Why should he be 
elbowed to work
on a fork for what he himself forked??? Who has admin privileges for wp.org?
Matt does. The mailing lists? Matt. The IRC channels? Matt. The code? Matt et
al. In my humble opinion, Mike had been robbed.


Roy S. Schestowitz

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