Subject: Re: Terekhov
From: Karl Fogel <>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:50:43 -0400

 Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:50:43 -0400
Alexandre Terekhov <> writes:
>Is this a personal attack fallacy?
>To repeat: 
>MPL RC1 drafter(s) should better go back to law school.

To everyone:

I would ask that you please refrain from following up to posts like
this, no matter how provocative they may feel.  I've started a private
discussion with Alexandre and with the other admins of this list.

My goal is to get this resolved without a lot of noise on the list.

(Yes, I had to violate the follow-up rule to post this, but that's a
meta situation.)


>----- Urspr√ľngliche Message -----
>Von: Luis Villa <>
>An: "" <>
>Gesendet: 18:29 Dienstag, 16.August 2011 
>Betreff: Terekhov [was Re: Which DUAL Licence should I choose.]
>Terekhov has been banned from this list[1] and warned on
>license-review [2]. [Disclosure: I've also banned him from the MPL
>mailing list, and he has attacked me personally repeatedly, so take
>with a grain of salt.]
>I'm guessing that he's now allowed to post again because he appears to
>have changed his email address, but it seems clear to me from his most
>recent posts that his attitude and behavior have not changed  His lack
>of civility and constructive contribution are highly damaging to
>creating a functional, healthy culture on this list, and I would
>recommend banning his new email address as well as the old.
>On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Chad Perrin <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 02:04:31PM +0100, Alexandre Terekhov wrote:
>>> Non-proprietary is known as public domain.
>>> As long as OSI-listed documents do NOT disclaim copyright ownership,
>>> they are all proprietary licenses. The OSI-blessed choice of
>>> consideration in exchange to license grant does not make the licensees
>>> less proprietary.
>> You are aware you are using terms in ways that conflict with the way most
>> people understand them -- right?
>> --
>> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]