[mythtv-users] A new theme on the way...

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 20:29:08 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Christopher Meredith
<chmeredith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:
>> I'm with Robert on this one.
>> He makes a theme that everybody agrees to call beyond great.
>> Fine.
>> The theme need a specific font that has a cost to bring the greatness.
>> Fine too.
>> The license chosen by Robert forbids you to distribute derivative work,
>> possibly "make" too, but I am too lazy to dig through a long thread.
>> Also very fine.
>> Three choices there.
>>     1. You use the theme after having paid for the font. You enjoy a
>>        great theme. You're legal. You respect the author.
>>     2. You use the theme after tweaking it to use a sub-par font and
>>        keep it to yourself. You enjoy a sub-par theme, your loss.
>>        You're legal. You do not respect the author.
> This does not follow at all. How is it possible that someone can say
> "If you do X, then you disrespect me" and it then becomes true? And
> who defines what is sub-par? Who knows, I might make it better? And if
> you disagree with me, you disrespect me and should feel guilty.

I'm fairly certain he meant you are not respecting the wishes of the
author, not an implied personal judgment.


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