2004.01.14 17:14 "[Tiff] http://www.libtiff.org/", by Bob Friesenhahn

2004.01.15 17:00 "Re: [Tiff] http://www.libtiff.org/", by Joris Van Damme

was he the person who hijacked

Does it really matter?

  • is making money by having people 'donate to LibTiff', purely for his own private business?

It would seem so - looking at the html the payment looks to go

That at least is defenite proof of faul intentions then.

Posting something to slashdot.org

I agree. So, what are we going to post? Any candidates for writing up the text? If not, it's going to be me bigmouth.

Also, the site is hosted by Network Operations Center Inc. in the States, but it appears to be SPAM hoster. I imagine they are pretty immune to complaints.

Again, does it really matter?


I'm not native English, in fact, I hardly speak English. Could you please de-abbriviate this for me? Unless if it's not very flattering... ;-)

It takes about ten years to get used to how old you are.

Nice signature. I've also found that it takes about thirty to fourty years to finally start experiencing what it says in your signature. Life is funny that way, isn't it? ;-)

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> the company which actually paid for the
> libtiff.org registration allowed the domain to lapse

May I guess who that negligant company is? Is one guess going to suffice?

> Obviously the company used predatory tactics since they immediately > populated libtiff.org with the original material.

Yes, indeed, and that is another definite sign of fault intentions.

I think it doesn't even matter how this came about exactly, and what legal actions we can or cannot take exactly, and who's going to pay notice to our complaints exactly. If we are going to do this the 'correct' way, we'll grow a beard size of the Eiffeltower and still not accomplish anything. I understand Andrey has been trying to accomplish something the 'correct' way for quite some time now, so that should prove my point.

I think we need to put some predator actions on this matter ourselves. Let's really bother him. Let's

I'm asking a lot of 'anyone able and willing', I know. I also know that I have a talent for making noise, but am not always very good in writing up exactly correct texts. I hardly even master English. That's why I'm hoping someone else will do this. But if noone does, and people do not object to me doing it, then I will.

Let's put some action into this! The man messed with the wrong green-eyed stepchild, because it's OUR green-eyed stepchild.

Joris Van Damme