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Re: [vox] Outlaws redux



On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 08:46:43AM -0800, Nicole TWN wrote:
> At 12:40 AM 11/19/2003, you wrote:
> >My point is to give Pete a practical suggestion.  There's no
> >way a legal department is going to bless the idea of giving
> >away IP.  If it's not championed by someone with a broader
> >vision, it's dead.  Therefore: find someone else in a
> >decision-making capacity to talk to, or give up.
> 
> 
> I'm with Rod.  Someone in authority needs to help them see past the scary 
> "give away code" to the "painless way to generate tremendous goodwill and 
> community".

Sadly, few business-minded types realize that, at least in this case, 
helping the community helps your customer base; which, in turn, helps 
the business.  Sight for these morons doesn't exceed past the end of the
next fiscal quarter.

-- 
Don Werve <donw@examen.com> (Unix System Administrator)

Yorn desh born, der ritt de gitt der gue,
Orn desh, dee born desh, de umn bork! bork! bork!
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