[App_rpt-users] *FIXED* can't drop inbound connection

Tom Hayward tom at tomh.us
Sun Jan 29 15:47:28 EST 2017


On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 12:37 PM, David McGough <kb4fxc at inttek.net> wrote:
>
> Dear Tom,
>
> You have chosen to take comments from me out of context and you are
> propagating FUD. See:
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear,_uncertainty_and_doubt
>
> Enough Said.
>
> 73, David KB4FXC

David, nice to hear from you! Since you haven't responded to me since
the quoted email, I thought maybe you were offline for the rest of the
weekend. I'm still interested in a copy of the source code so I can
port over my changes to chan_voter.c.

Here is the full, unedited context David is asking for. Note that he
could have just as easily posted this himself instead of taking it
off-list.

Tom KD7LXL

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: David McGough <kb4fxc at inttek.net>
Date: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 12:10 PM
Subject: Re: [arm-allstar] The hamvoip Allstar V1.5 release is now available!
To: Tom Hayward <tom at tomh.us>
Cc: doug at crompton.com



Dear Tom.

I am discouraged that you are trying to sour the HamVoIP project using a
stupid GPL argument which we both know will hold no water.  *I* am the
software developer, so *I* will choose to release the source code when *I*
am ready to do so. So lets don't argue subtleties of the GPL 2.

If you want to fight a GPL battle, I suggest you go after any one of the
dozens of for-profit corporations who shamelessly embed Linux in their
products and REFUSE to release any code whatsoever. And, then if they do
EVER release any code, it's hacked up garbage that is useless.

If you want to download, use and further develop our software release,
I'll be happy to cooperate.  But, if you're just trying to be a wanna-be
GPL cop, I've got no time in the day to waste on further discussion.


Sincerely,

David McGough, KB4FXC





On Sat, 28 Jan 2017, "Tom Hayward via arm-allstar" wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 11:26 AM, "Buddy Brannan via arm-allstar"
> <arm-allstar at hamvoip.org> wrote:
> > That isn't what it says at all. By the terms of the GPL, source has
to be available. Nowhere in the README does it say that the source
*isn't* available, nor does it say that this fork *isn't* open source. Of
course it is. It just says the source is not distributed in the image,
but it can still be had.
>
> Talking about making the source available and actually making the
> source available are two different things. So far there has only been
> talk about releasing the source, eventually. This does not meet the
> criteria of the license.
>
> Giving Doug the benefit of the doubt, I asked for a link to the
> source. He deferred to a README that does not contain the source. I'm
> still waiting for that link to the source code.
>
> Tom KD7LXL
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