[oclug] Some thoughts on law and open source volunteers
ptimusk at sympatico.ca
Thu Jun 10 10:34:41 EDT 2004
Thanks for your thoughts. I knew it was weak. It scored B+ last year. I
was in a way not trying to discover the answer but argue my answer.
This is a problem with law and courts they don't look for the absolute
truth rather the best argued truth. I find writing one of my weaker
skills but I am working on it.
> While I don't necessarily disagree with your conclusions, you just
> make a convincing argument. You've examined just a few examples that
> aren't really related to your thesis that "volunteers run the internet"
> and then simply jump to the conclusion.
> The thesis is intriquing and it is certainly worth examining
> in more detail, but you need to examine the subject much more closely
> than you have. A few relevant examples would help, as well as examining
> the counter argument. In fact, you may just discover that the internet
> is not run by volunteers at all, but by corporatists and communists for
Peter Timusk, B.Math, just trying to stay linear.
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