Subject: Re: FSB Marketing
From: Lynn Winebarger <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 23:11:24 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> >>>>> "rn" == Russell Nelson <> writes:
>     rn> I mean, there is NO QUESTION is free software is a total win
>     rn> for society IF it is produced.  Nobody with a shred of common
>     rn> sense will honestly argue that it makes sense to charge money
>     rn> for software that people are going to write whether they get
>     rn> paid or not.
> s/produced/used/
> s/write/get to use/
> s/get paid/pay for it/
> It's interesting how clearly the strong producer-oriented bias and
> self-interest[1] are shown in your comment.  As written, nobody would
> ever know that you care if your software is used; only that you get to
> write it.
   Amazingly, I think you'd find the same is true for authors in other
fields as well (s/used/read).