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Code of uncertain origin

Code of uncertain origin

Posted Aug 17, 2006 2:35 UTC (Thu) by Mithrandir (subscriber, #3031)
In reply to: Code of uncertain origin by fergal
Parent article: Code of uncertain origin

Except that code isn't "property", any more than Intellectual Property is "property".

Just a nit pick! :)


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Code of uncertain origin

Posted Aug 17, 2006 17:28 UTC (Thu) by fergal (guest, #602) [Link]

Nit: I didn't use the word "property".

But even if I had, the basic point is the same. If you don't have permission to use it, you shouldn't depend on it. Good faith will only get you so far and will not get you very far if you knowingly put your faith in the modern day euivalent of some bloke in the darkest, smokiest corner of a dogy pub.


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