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Re: Why is a lot of software proprietary?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Why is a lot of software proprietary?
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2007 01:34:51 +0100
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Tim Smith <> writes:

> In article <857iiwzdx1.fsf@lola.goethe.zz>, David Kastrup <> 
> wrote:
>> Because proprietariness turns reinvention of the wheel into a business
>> model?
> Free software seems to do a hell of a lot of wheel reinvention, too.

But it is optional.  And reinventing a wheel does not require you to
reinvent the rest of the car.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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