Re: [cosmacelf] Re: Membership card latch signal
- joshbensadon wrote:
> Yeah. It's so damn inexpensive. I paid $20 or $25 for mine. ForWell, there is such a thing at *too* cheap. It may be that the ones
> $10, it's a no brainer.
selling for super-cheap prices are cheating someone. Each person has to
consider his own ethics and sense of fair play on deals like this. Do
you want to reward or encourage the people selling at such a low price?
Whose work are they selling cheap?
Never doubt that the work of a small group of thoughtful, committed
citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever
has! -- Margaret Mead
Lee A. Hart, http://www.sunrise-ev.com/LeesEVs.htm
- I have one of these that has worked out well.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Andrew Wasson <awasson@...> wrote:
> Yup, All you have to do is read the first couple of sentences (http://www.saleae.com/counterfeit) to realize who is impacted by the pirated pieces. I'll build my own or save my pennies to buy the real McCoy. I'm glad Josh did the research and posted it before I got around to buying one too.
> On 2013-07-19, at 6:29 PM, Lee Hart <leeahart@...> wrote:
> > Steve Gemeny wrote:
> > > Josh, I applaud your integrity on this.
> > Same here! We all know how much work it is to create something; a
> > circuit, or program, or any other new and useful thing. And, we know how
> > much it would bother us if someone stole our work and were selling it at
> > a ridiculous price. Patents and copyrights are essentially worthless.
> > That, coupled with the anonymity of the internet makes it easier than
> > ever to sell pirated goods.
> > It's difficult to resist a really cheap price. It takes real character
> > to decide when a bargain is in fact too good to be true, and turn it
> > down. But, that's the only way to stop these modern-day pirates.
> > --
> > Never doubt that the work of a small group of thoughtful, committed
> > citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever
> > has! -- Margaret Mead
> > --
> > Lee A. Hart, http://www.sunrise-ev.com/LeesEVs.htm