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SubjectRe: openbkweb-0.0
Vlad, I noticed a typographical error in your correction to Alan's message.

You wrote "...software that is being offered to me for free...".

I think you meant "...software that is being offered to me for free
(as in beer)...".

Thanks for your time.

-- Jamie "pain in the arse" Lokier ;)


Vlad@geekizoid.com wrote:
> Hey Alan,
> I noticed a typographical error in your message. I thought I'd help you
> out with a correction:
>
> s/"All I want is to be able to review the 3c990 patch. Right now I
> can't"/"All I want is to be able to review the 3c990 patch. Right now I
> can't be bothered to use software that is being offered to me for free
> because it's far more important to get into mindless flamewars over tools
> that make life easier for everyone. Oh, and Stallman is god."
>
> Hope that helps.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org
> [mailto:linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org]On Behalf Of Alan Cox
> Sent: Friday, February 14, 2003 10:56 AM
> To: Larry McVoy
> Cc: David Lang; Matthew D. Pitts; Linux Kernel Mailing List
> Subject: Re: openbkweb-0.0
>
>
> On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 15:30, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > Second of all, all of those reverse engineering clauses are dependent on
> > you having a legal copy of the software, full stop. You can't get a
> > legal copy if what you want to do, now or in the future, is to reverse
> > engineer the software.
>
> Go talk to an EU lawyer. These laws exist to stop people locking down
> formats and its one of the reasons you actually have things like
> open office
>
> All I want is to be able to review the 3c990 patch. Right now I can't
>
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