were it not for the fact that CopyBot was free software.
Posted Dec 15, 2006 23:48 UTC (Fri) by man_ls
In reply to: were it not for the fact that CopyBot was free software.
Parent article: Second Life and Open Source
You will agree that being a text edit followed by a
./configure && make away from a modified binary is orders of magnitude easier than reverse-engineering a closed binary or cracking it to change its behavior. The audience for the first scenario increases accordingly.
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