Well, here it is, a CLA giving Muse Group unilateral authority to relicense Audacity with no strings attached: https://github.com/audacity/audacity/discussions/932
@be Even though they're making a lot of noise about remaining open, this kind of stuff - particularly when done by a company rather than a foundation - usually leads to the subsequent production of closed versions containing proprietary code.
@be I am so glad Audacity isnt licensed by an open source license. If this was done with Apache or smth else the story would be different...
@be None of what I'm reading about what is happening to Audacity is good. Signing a CLA with a for-profit company is a bad idea.
If it's not forked already then maybe it's time to think about that.
@be, of course they did, what did you expect?
The thing is I was looking into how their UI is implemented (they have support for legacy WinAmp 2.x themes) and analyzed what it would take to implememt that in Gio (a new unstable Golang UI toolkit)
@be couldn't help myself and commented "This is so gross and diseased, maybe you can rename it from AUDacity to CLAmydia!" so i guess i'm on the chopblock next
@be Stop being annoying, just give us the money! I mean labour! I mean great work on audacity!
So we can use it in our wonderful proprietary products which we'll use to not pay you :)
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