Slashdot feed...

JStay at mediageneral.com JStay at mediageneral.com
Wed Apr 6 15:16:20 MDT 2005


Wow!  I don't know if I've ever seen that argument turned around like
that.  Usually it's the company fighting to own what the employee does
in their spare time.  I hear Sears owns several of their Craftsman tools
due to that argument.

Jesse 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On 
> Behalf Of Jayce^
> Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 5:14 PM
> To: Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Slashdot feed...
> 
> On Wednesday 06 April 2005 15:04, Steve Dibb wrote:
> > Okay, that makes sense then ... and explain why it 
> mentioned the OSDL 
> > employees in the article, which, at first it seemed like it 
> wouldn't 
> > matter.
> 
> They just came down on them because Employee A works at OSDL, 
> but at night, he works on a different change control system.  
> Bitmover then told OSDL to make them stop.  OSDL replied, 
> "Sorry, we don't control what they do on their own time". 
> 
> And that of course is another fun thread of discussion.
> 
> anybody want to start one side or other of the argument?
> 
> --
> Jayce^
> 



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