Subject: Re: Proprietary softare (was Re: open source definition)
From: Chris Maeda <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 20:52:49 -0700

This seems like a tractable legal issue.
Just have a standard contract where you retain ownership of residuals.

At 03:06 AM 4/24/98 -0000, Russell Nelson wrote:
>The problem with doing proprietary work is what do you do if someone
>else pays you to do the same thing?  Or pays you to do the work and
>specifically wants it to be freed?  How do you reimplement without a
>cleanroom team?  The answer is, if you want to stay out of copyright
>trouble, you don't.