Subject: Re: vi update?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2000 23:01:30
In message <200002210449.XAA17121@Twig.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>, der Mouse write
>I've seen it said that ego will be the death of *BSD.  And when I
>contemplate this question, I fear that may be true, since as far as I
>can tell the main reason we don't have more public domain code is that
>coders want their names in advertising clauses.  (Whether this is a
>good thing in other respects is a question on which the archives
>contain much verbiage on both sides.  But in this one respect it does
>seem rather directly opposed to the "maximal reuse" goal.)

For precisely this reason, my plan is to contribute any code I write as public
domain code.  :)

(Heh.  As if I'd ever actually *CONTRIBUTE*.  Hell, no.  For me, "open source"
means "free ride".  Suckers!)