2727RE: [decentralization] WG, per Sergei Osokin
- Jun 2, 2001Zane Thomas said
> > Open source developers pay their way with code, in the public
> > interest.
> Sounds simply communistic, where do I sign up? I haven't had a
> new car in years ..
Zane -- your accomplishments are far beyond mine and I sincerely
respect what you've done.
I often considered buying mabry products to include in my VB programs.
Now, this is America and we're all entitled to opinions. I would submit,
the "accomplishments" of the aftermarket community selling COM objects
are really a sort of collaboration with the Microsoft monopoly itself.
I.e., a commercial accomplishment that systematically captured all of
the desktop automation market to the Windows operating system. Everything
I need from a computer is available in linux. We would be a lot better
off if all software was motivated by user needs rather than mega corps.
systematically capturing and patenting every strategic bottleneck to
I wish Microsoft would just go away. The IP protections of software
are crazy. They are dysfunctional. Society should just change them.
We are all a victim of these crazy laws.
> ... I should probably just go back to lurking now. This is aOK I will too.
> really great mailing list and I don't mean to drag it down into the
> ideological mud. :-)
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