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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 19:52:13 +0200
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"amicus_curious" <> writes:

> "David Kastrup" <> wrote in message
> 87ws326l79.fsf@lola.goethe.zz">news:87ws326l79.fsf@lola.goethe.zz...
>> "amicus_curious" <> writes:
>>> 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.
> What use do you anticipate for pulling something that stupid out of
> thin air?

Well, there is not much more than thin air which the stupid feed upon.
So where else should I pull them out of?  I agree that there is not much
use for them, but they are so droll.

> You folk seem to think that a mere sneer is an adequate response to
> anything that you cannot answer otherwise.

There was something to answer?

> That is why you are still in last place.

Last according to your values is not the worst place to be.

David Kastrup

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