extreme newbie

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Sun Jun 19 18:57:13 CEST 2005


Dave Cook wrote:
> On 2005-06-18, cpunerd4 <cpunerd4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>thanks all for the advice. The reason I was thinking about using java
>>(or C or something) was that it is a little more secure than
>>distributing the source code isn't it? 
> 
> <sigh> 14 and he already wants to horde his source code.

Be gentle.  Most of us have been there (those fortunate enough to have 
been in a position to write source code at 14), and it felt like a 
sensible viewpoint at the time.  I suspect that the attitude will be 
less and less common in the future, as the open source movement 
continues to prove successful.

-Peter



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