09/28/2019 (Sat) 09:48:53
Phatwheels has gone all in on being all out. According to him the reason for the meeting was so they could secure permission for using (or not using) his name on the new site. The software license for some part of the Infinity blob apparently requires mentioning his name.
Knowing Fred's hostility to 8chan, and his potential hostility to anything else associated with it, Jim's crew appear to be—surprise, surprise—just being polite. Or, maybe, they merely want to silence a noisy critic by offering him a way to disassociate from the new venture with a licensing exception. Or, it's all just free publicity signifying nothing. Etcetera.
Wait and see.