Subject: Re: Who holds the copyright? (was Re: The merger: a user's perspective)
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 23:36:35 -0500 (EST)

Bradley M. Kuhn writes:
 > Russell Nelson wrote:
 > > Bradley M. Kuhn writes:
 > >  > This is worse case scenario, of course.  I am not saying it is *going* to
 > >  > happen, just that it *could*, and is more likely than before.
 > > And you could get hit by a meteorite tomorrow.  It's more likely than
 > > ever in the last 32 years.  Start worrying now, avoid the rush!!  Sheesh!
 > This is a silly argument.  Things *are* changing in the free software world
 > if free software businesses start gobbling each other up.
 > This is something to be concerned about.

Nahhhh.  If all the free software businesses closed, yes, it would set
free software back.  But only by a couple of years, and it's not going
to happen like that.  For every free software business that feels it
needs to switch to proprietary software, another will be created to
fill the gap.

-russ nelson <>
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