Public Domain Python

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at no.spam
Thu Sep 28 05:03:03 CEST 2000


hzhu at users.sourceforge.net (Huaiyu Zhu) writes:

> In essence, if an upgrade ... is not open source, a
> user's data is held hostage, as if he had encrypted his own data with
> someone else's key, which expires from time to time.  This is a very
> vulnerable position to be in.

This is a very concise distillation of Microsoft's business plan :)

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Glyph Lefkowitz
Professional -- Software Engineer,  Origin Systems
Amateur      -- Computer Scientist, Twisted Matrix Enterprises
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