My dirty mind and Open Source

Pierre Sahores sc at sahores-conseil.com
Mon Oct 7 04:58:28 EDT 2013


You reach the metakey point… Is there, to the end, two kinds of Physics, two kinds of Economics, too kinds of Programing, two kinds of mastering creativity and surfing live ? A socialist one to the left, a capitalist one to the right ?… Are not things just more relative to the sailing intentions of the sailors ? ...

Le 6 oct. 2013 à 17:11, Richmond a écrit :

> Now, as far as I understand, Copyleft agreements are things that attempt to do the opposite of what
> Copyright agreements do; put all sorts of constraints in place to stop people grabbing something open source
> and peddling it as theirs and copyright.
> 
> That's all jolly well and good.
> 
> BUT . . .
> 
> Come the criminal mastermind who doesn't "give a monkey's" for either Copyright or Copyleft agreements
> who hires a rogue programmer to either:
> 
> 1. Buy a copy of the commercial version of Livecode and use it to password protect the stacks of someone's
> Open Source work . . .
> 
> 2. Hack some Open Source stacks in such a way that they become inaccessible to those who want to read the code . . .
> 
> And then slam a socking great "Made by Criminal Mastermind Industries" image across the front and start
> minting the moolah on the basis of his/her stolen software.
> 
> SO . . .
> 
> If this in NOT in place . . .
> 
> Would it not be a good idea to roll code into the Community edition specifically to prevent scenarios like
> the above?
> 
> Richmond.

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