On 3/22/07, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackryan / googlemail.com> wrote:
> Kyle Schmitt wrote:
> > OK guys, stop jumping down my throat for using the common term for
> > something.
> >
> > Legally is it theft?  Maybe not, but commonly it is referred to as such.
> >
> > He did ask for something illicit, knowing full well it was illegal.
> > Why was the use of one word in a response diverting all focus from the
> > original intent of the post?
> Because programmers thrive on exact language, and exact meanings of
> terms, maybe? ESR has written some interesting stuff about that.

Nah. It's a bikeshed to the nuclear power plant of intellectual
property discussions in general.

-austin
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