Subject: Re: [coallesced replies] Re: how to create 21,780 new free software jobs (2,530 in R&D)
From: "Benjamin J. Tilly " <>
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2002 20:45:04 +0500

"Brian J. Fox" <> wrote:
>   Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 18:37:49 -0800
>   From: Rob Helmer <>
>   I think all of these could be addressed in a way that's
>   transparent to the user, they just *use* the computer.

> Herein lies the value problem.  Why should I pay you for something
> that I think I already have?  (I.e., just using my computer.)

Possible reasons exist.

How about because I don't think I have protection from
people trying to break into my computer, and I want to
be able to stay ahead of my kids, who know a darned
sight more about computers than I do?

Not saying it will fly.  But if someone wants to try,
there are angles that they can take.  These angles will,
of course, affect how they carry out their business.

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