Subject: Re: vi update?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
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!)