pirate version of my book...

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 15:57:07 EDT 2012

On 09/02/2012 10:00 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 9/2/12 2:18 AM, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
>> Meanwhile, what's really interesting about the scale of piracy of 
>> Colin's
>> book is that people see such a demand for it. Its a real compliment in a
>> way, and the more the links proliferate, the more of a compliment it is.
> I don't think we can correlate the number of places it appears and the 
> actual demand for it. It seems to me that everything is being posted 
> these days (the apparently complete Google Play library on androidpit 
> surprised me, but I doubt Casey's Solitaire is getting much traction 
> over there.) We don't really know how many times the items are 
> actually downloaded.

This is really a sort of infantilism, where the person(s) who pirates 
the software/pdf puts it in
as many places as possible, not because they will benefit from people 
downloading it, or in
any other way, but just as a way of saying 'nyah, nyah, nyah' to the 
person who did all the work.

> But like you I do hope it translates to both more legitimate sales of 
> Colin's book, and additional sales of LiveCode.

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