Matthew Exon asked a few great questions about the MetaBrainz Foundation launch, and I wanted to share my answers with everyone here on this blog:
On Apr 19, 2005, at 3:58 AM, Matthew Exon wrote:
> Congratulations! This is certainly a big step for MusicBrainz, and I’m
> sure it gives all of us a greater feeling of confidence and
> responsibility about the whole project.
Thanks — I’m glad to hear that. I’m trying to project that on a much larger scale. To the point where corporations get that sense too.
> The teasers on the test MetaBrainz page over the last couple of weeks
> have raised some questions for me, so this is my chance to ask if you
> could clarify some of them for me. I don’t expect full dissertations
> turn up on the MetaBrainz site overnight, and I guess it would be
> prudent for you not to respond to some things here, but you might be
> interested to know what questions occur to this punter in the street.
Do you mind if I post this response to the MB blog? Your questions a excellent and until I can have a fully articulated position on the licenses, I’d like to have something to refer to.