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Re: beta testing version

From: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Adam Haberlach <adam(at)newsnipple(dot)com>, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: beta testing version
Date: 2000-12-03 15:48:06
Message-ID: 3.0.1.32.20001203074806.017e9a20@mail.pacifier.com (view raw or flat)
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At 01:06 PM 12/3/00 +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> Open source software is a
>privilege,

I admit that I don't subscribe to Stallman's "source to software is a
right" argument.  That's far off my reality map.

> and nobody has the right to call someone "irresponsible"
>because they want to get paid for their work and don't choose to give away
>their code.

However, I do have the right to make such statements, just as you have the
right to disagree.  It's called the first amendment in my country.



- Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
  Nature photos, on-line guides, Pacific Northwest
  Rare Bird Alert Service and other goodies at
  http://donb.photo.net.

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