> > He did have it in mind since the last discussion about changing the license (which > > did change the license to the current one). There however was a big push to try to > > force everyone to BSD license their code or have it replaced. > > Well, I certainly don't like the idea of trying to force a vast licence change upon > contributors, particularly from a position of power followed by a threat of 'accept > or be replaced', so if that was indeed the case then I find it a case of real poor > conduct. > > Typically these types of actions only come into play when the instigator know full > and well that the majority will be against his/her proposition. I think it's 'shitty' > to say the least if your description of events is apt.
the big push had been shifted towards a "core under BSD and drivers under GPL" proposal before the drama leaked outside the mailing list discussion