Sébastien Lorquet squalyl at
Sun Jun 5 14:42:30 UTC 2011

not an active contributor, but you have my support on this matter.


On Sunday, June 5, 2011, Holger Hans Peter Freyther <holger at> wrote:
> On 06/05/2011 11:31 AM, Holger Hans Peter Freyther wrote:
>> So you are afraid that if you publish code that someone else will come by,
>> gets your code to run, knows which kind of measurements you did, reruns them,
>> comes to a conclusion by himself and publishes faster than you do?
> And to keep it short. I am quite annoyed by (some) academics right now and
> wonder if we should somehow handle it with an official statement or change to
> the infrastructure.
> osmocom is certainly a Free Software/hacker project. I want to share my code
> because it just feels natural to do so and it is very enjoyable to work with
> clever and intelligent (human) beings!
> Now there is a group of people that are not Free Software developers and/or
> hackers, I don't mind if they lurk, take the code, play with it, run with it,
> in contrast I am happy if this code is useful to them. What I do mind is if
> someone is posing like he wants to be a member of our community, happily
> receives free support but when it comes to making a contribution, refuses to
> do so.
> comments? ideas?
> holger

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