what shall I do?

João Miguel Neves joao at silvaneves.org
Thu Jan 8 20:52:29 UTC 2004

I disagree completely with you. Copyright is better than the
alternative: contract law. And if you destroy copyright that is what you
get unless you create something else. If you have any suggestions for
that I'd like to hear about it, other than that I prefer copyright to
the alternative.

A Qui, 2004-01-08 às 21:33, Ricardo Andere de Mello escreveu:
> Em Quinta 08 Janeiro 2004 17:29, Alfred M. Szmidt escreveu:
> >    use your energy to write your own code. It's far less trouble than
> >    the needed to have some help from laws created to protect
> >    proprietary software.
> >
> > Oh please, copyright law doesn't protect non-free software more then
> > it protects free software, just take a look at the GNU General Public
> > License.  Non-free software comes from the mentallity of a few people
> > that consider it their "goal" to deprive people of their rights.  It
> > doesn't come from any law; infact the law helps us with keeping our
> > software free.  It is a wonderfull double edged sword.
> IMHO, it's like playing soccer at the oponents field, with his ball, his judge 
> and his rules. You can think you can win, but at the end, he can always 
> change the rules.
> We should be thinking about creating a new game... ;-)
						João Miguel Neves

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