(of which I am now maintainer, and intend to one day merge the two), and I see no problem with that. In Mr. London's case, you should probably think of it as a proof of concept for you, rather than be so offended. I did also indicate that you could ammend the POD in the future. You are conflating two separate issues, "no credit" and "reinventing the wheel."
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