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    SubjectRE: Binary Drivers
    On Thu, 21 Dec 2006, David Schwartz wrote:

    >> You say "It's rude to not play by our rules". They say "It's rude of
    >> you to expect us to change our business model to support your niche
    >> market differently from the way we support everyone else." Neither is
    >> wrong...
    >
    > Honestly, I think it *is* wrong to sell someone a physical product and then
    > not tell them how to make it work. If you're not actually selling them the
    > physical product but selling them a way to get a particular thing done, then
    > don't represent that you're selling them physical product because that would
    > presumably include the right to use it any way they wanted provided it was
    > lawful.
    >
    > How would you feel if you bought a car and then discovered that the
    > manufacturer had welded the hood shut? How many people still do their own
    > oil changes anyway?

    there are cars out there where the owner cannot change or add transmission fluid
    (I had a rental car spring a leak and found this out the hard way)

    some people like this, some don't. vote with your money

    David Lang
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