[oclug] Linux kernel development loses BitKeeper
sphex at sympatico.ca
Thu Apr 7 18:12:18 EDT 2005
Jon Earle wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Ross Jordan wrote:
>> Where do I sign up for this "right to make money". Sounds like a good
> It's a great deal! All you have to do is make something, claim
> ownership (through any of the legal channels available to you) and sell
> it to whomever wants it for the price they're willing to pay.
On the face of it, that seems reasonable. I doubt that you will find
many to disagree with it, excepting unusual, extreme cases.
Most disagreements spring up when "you" then claim nobody else should be
permitted to make "something" similar, or when "you" fence off the
greenest section of the village common.
> Worked for 1000's of years.
Would that it had.
> Welcome to the human race.
No. You mean only a small subset of the human race.
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