what's wrong with REBOL? (fwd)

Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters mertz at gnosis.cx
Wed Sep 3 19:17:59 CEST 2003


Jeff Epler <jepler at unpythonic.net> wrote previously:
|There are legal reasons: Perhaps the software will be found to violate
|a patent, or infringe copyright.  Perhaps it will be judged to violate a
|DMCA-type law.  Perhaps a new "software defects" law will be impossible
|for free software to conform to (for instance, due to a requirement that
|the software developer post a bond against damages caused by defects in
|the software).

Yeah... and perhaps the word 'disingenuous' will be removed from future
editions of popular dictionaries; and then we will lack a concise way to
describe "special pleading" of this sort.  I think it's unlikely though.

Yours, Lulu...

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