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eric at brouhaha.com
Mon Apr 18 20:28:29 CDT 2005
> Did you pay a license fee to Bill Gates? If not, he might get very angry
> with you and post a long diatribe to the CC list about how software
> pirates are a hurting good software developers.
> "Nothing would please me more than being able to hire ten programmers and
> deluge the hobby market with good software."*
He's hired a lot more than ten programmers. Where's the deluge of good
Gates further wrote about unauthorized copying of his software:
"One thing you do do is prevent good software from being written."
Strangely enough, paying good money for it ALSO seems to prevent good
software from being written by MS.
Wait a minute, I searched a bit and found the deluge of good software.
It's free software and open source software. Seemingly little or no
involvement by MS at all.
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