[Bf-committers] GPL or (c) infringement?

joeedh joeeagar at prodigy.net
Fri Mar 11 18:37:25 CET 2005

You know what really makes me sick, though?  Knowing that after I spend 
hundreds of hours developing HE mesh, all in the name of free as in 
freedom (and of course for its spot on the resume), some guy is going to 
come along and include it in a scam!

This is supposed to be a 100% free donation to the blender project!

I feel sick.


joeedh wrote:

> Jean-Michel Smith wrote:
>> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 10:45:42 -0500, Stephen Swaney
>> <sswaney at centurytel.net> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 09:13:01AM -0600, Jean-Michel Smith wrote:
>>>> Beyond that little bit of education and "buyer beware" information,...
>>> The Internet is a powerful communcations medium.  A notice on our
>>> webpages and a post or two in various computer graphics forums could
>>> go a long way towards helping people be informed consumers.
>> Exactly.  That is the crux of my disagreement with "just ignore them."
>> Instead, counter with a little good information easily found by
>> googling blender (analogous to the "good speech to counter bad is more
>> effective than censorship" philosophy), then stop spending energy on
>> the subject and get back to blendering!  I.e. once we've made the good
>> information available, THEN we can ignore the jerk as the exploitive
>> troll that he is. :-)
> Of course, he never mentions blender my name.  Never.  What we should 
> do is make an info page, and me sure to include information about what 
> various scams are calling Blender, so google will bring up this page 
> if, say, someone searches for Luxcuriosity 3D Studo.
> joeedh
> _______________________________________________
> Bf-committers mailing list
> Bf-committers at projects.blender.org
> http://projects.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-committers

More information about the Bf-committers mailing list