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    Looks nice, but

    License

    Kube Framework is absolutely free.

    That’s not a license.

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      And it’s not on GitHub. Looks like a nice alternative to Twitter Bootstrap but it’s not going to gain widespread support without some licensing clarity and a GitHub repo.

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        One of the best parts of Bootstrap is using the LESS files as a base for your own styles. Until Kube shows up on Github, this won’t be possible.

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        It’s unnecessarily ambiguous, but it’s a license. There’s questions about the definition of the word “free” in this context. Is it gratis, or is it libre? It gets even more confusing, in the code it reads “License: free” which raises the question: is the license free or is “free” the name of some license. I think the license on the site takes precedence, implicitly naming it the “free” license. It’s all pretty dumb.

        Considering the context is software licenses, a free license is one that grants rights to modify and distribute software in the “libre” sense. The term “absolutely” can be easily shoehorned to pretty much let you get away with murder (in the context of the code).

        It’s basically a shitty version of the WTFPL.

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        This argument basically builds a strawman: Geeks have a bad image which causes them to be undervalued. Then it kills it with a non-sequiter: Lawyers, who are valued for their knowledge, charge out the nose. Geeks aren’t valued for their knowledge, they’re valued for their skill. Lawyers memorize books of law, law theory, and court precedent in order to inform their clients about the context of their case. Geeks can typically Google the knowledge they need and forget it in the next moment. Geeks don’t need a re-branding, they need a re-tooling: being an economic player is a problem to be solved, and solving it has rewards that extend beyond the joy of problem-solving.

        As an addendum, lawyers who don’t market furiously, and don’t win cases don’t stay lawyers because they can’t pay the bills. Programmers who can’t negotiate wages and suck at programming become middle managers at enterprise-level corporations.

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          I don’t like that its applications include, paper products, plastics, and food. I don’t want my MacDonald’s tray, cup, wrapper, shake and burger to all be made of the same stuff.

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            Here I am thinking I was going more colorblind.