[oclug] Re: Fwd: Re: Why we have Source code
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Jan 24 07:23:01 EST 2001
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Rod Giffin wrote:
> What I'm saying is that when the general population
> doesn't know enough about a technology, no matter if it's reading and writing
> in the middle ages, how to forge iron into a tool or a weapon in the iron
> age, or how to write software in the information age, they are vunerable to
> economic repression by those who control the technology of the age.
Really? You reckon electronics manufacturers are repressing the 95% of the
population who have no idea how electronic appliances work?
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