> At that time you were firmly aligned with Haze's position and GPL was not possible in > any way, so I agreed with the least-change-from-current path.
a. My stance was always that out of BSD/LGPL/GPL it was only GPL that I would consider, I haven't decided which version of GPL. While v3 has some things I like, it also has some things I'm not sure I like. I haven't been convinced that an immediate change is actually necessary.
b. The least change from current is GPL. While Aaron talks about the MAME license being like BSD, it's as far as possible from BSD as you can get.
You may have got confused because I wasn't prepared to lie or let others lie about what switching license would/wouldn't allow and the pros/cons, just to get people to agree.