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SubjectRe: Bitkeeper outrage, old and new
Roman Zippel <> writes:


>On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, Murray J. Root wrote:

>> It's a simple concept. I produced it, it's mine until I say otherwise.
>> You grant other laborers the right to profit from their labors, do you
>> not?

>Software isn't a product like others, once you've written it, you can
>reproduce it indefinitely with almost no further costs. Profit is defined

Not if you can tie it to some "not indefinitely at no further costs
reproducable" item. E.g. Hardware. E.g. a serial number in hardware or
an encryption key.

<div sarcasm="true">
What? what? Sounds familiar? Maybe someone else came
to the same conclusions?


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