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Re: US court says software is owned, not licensed

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: US court says software is owned, not licensed
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 16:48:10 +0200
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"amicus_curious" <> writes:

> "David Kastrup" <> wrote in message
> 87skdr9gsd.fsf@lola.goethe.zz">news:87skdr9gsd.fsf@lola.goethe.zz...
>> Now I would not put it past you to try to set up a business centered
>> around this purportive loophole.  But nobody in his right mind would
>> care to do important business with you anyway.  You come across as
>> far too willing to take unnecessary risks.  Your compulsive desire to
>> prove yourself clever and the rest of the world stupid is simply too
>> dangerous in a business partner.
> Very few have ever succeeded in any business centered around open
> source software.

More than those in any business centered against open source software.
Most of the openings against open source software appear to be in Usenet
trolling.  The former is a billion dollar market.  The latter does not
appear to feed more than a handful of people.  And they occupy
identities like busy Potemkin villagers.

David Kastrup

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