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Re: Richard Stallman what a tosser, and lies about free software

From: Aaron R. Kulkis
Subject: Re: Richard Stallman what a tosser, and lies about free software
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2001 05:45:23 -0400

Jay Maynard wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Apr 2001 01:26:48 GMT, Isaac <>
> wrote:
> >On Wed, 04 Apr 2001 00:12:46 GMT, T. Max Devlin <>
> >wrote:
> >>What I don't understand is how a
> >>programmer with any experience cannot understand that his skill is
> >>intuition of engineering principles, not a matter of artistic integrity.
> Max, if you had any experience with writing software, you'd realize that
> there are elements of both art and engineering in doing so...the balance
> between the two is variable, but there is such a thing as beautiful code,
> and such a thing as thoroughly ugly code. Even though both may accomplish
> the desired task, there are aesthetic differences obvious to even the
> inexperienced. A look at, say, the Obfuscated C Contest will demonstrate
> that more than adequately.

Most of which is "beautifully ugly"

> >Max, you have no idea what you are talking about.  Copyright has been
> >applied to software for long enough now that it's simply not worthwhile
> >to entertain arguments that it shouldn't be applied to software.
> Max doesn't let the facts get in the way of a silly argument.

Aaron R. Kulkis
Unix Systems Engineer
DNRC Minister of all I survey
ICQ # 3056642

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