Synaptics MIT license, again
dickey at his.com
Tue May 22 16:02:17 PDT 2007
On Tue, 22 May 2007, Stuart Kreitman wrote:
> Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 May 2007, Stuart Kreitman wrote:
>>> Thomas Dickey wrote:
>>>> presumably the sponsors of X.Org get some benefit (you might spend a few
>>>> seconds learning who pays the bills).
>>> The benefit to sponsors these days is pretty much limited to the
>>> privilege to make a donation.
>> oh. That sounds as if you're saying that the sponsors don't use the code
>> anymore (otherwise someone might notice if it were no longer usable).
> Read my whole message. Of course Sun and other sponsors use the code. We
I read your message, and realize that you're not thinking about what you
I was pointing out that if X.Org stops doing what Sun needs,
Sun's certainly able to stop sponsoring X.Org, and it's something
that X.Org's board presumably keeps in mind.
> are sponsors, and we are also Xorg members and contributors.
> The point is that providing sponsorship donations does not confer any
> special influence or benefit to the sponsor.
Thomas E. Dickey
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