Subject: Re: License Committee Report for September 2005
From: Alex Bligh <alex@alex.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 16:48:09 +0100



--On 09 September 2005 10:55 -0400 Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com> wrote:

>  > Eric S. Raymond wrote:
>  > > You knew or should have known those rules when you walked in.
>  >
>  > Someone changed the rules.
>
> Publication of three proposed new criteria: 2 Mar 2005
> Submission of OVPL: 03 Jun 2005
>
> Alex even participated in the thread that discussed the criteria!
> So did you.  How can you say that Alex didn't know the rules when he
> submitted his license?  That's not just wrong, it's Wrong.

Because they were "proposed criteria" (which is why I commented on them),
and it was never announced that they became actual criteria.

Alex