Freedom and Greed

Chris at
Tue Jan 22 12:43:38 MST 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 12:18 PM, Jason Edwards <jtanium at> wrote:

> What I'm trying to get at is, software isn't about the things you
> click on on the screen, it's about the knowledge contained in the
> source code.  And when someone goes and sells a product they claim to
> be their own creation, when it largely isn't, it bothers me a lot.

Are you also bothered when authors are paid for the books they write?  I
mean, seriously, it's not like they "own" the letters, words, or even the
plot devices of which their works are composed.


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