On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 06:56:33PM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote: ... > Unfortunately there's a lot of gray area. Programmers develop tools and > idioms for doing common tasks. Clearly that's something that belongs to > the individual programmer and not the company. If you work for one > company developing some network code, you will likely use the same > methods writing another program that is also network aware. Depends: If tools = code, then it is the property of whoever pays. If it is "kept in the head", it's yours. (yes: somebody in the US is bound to sue...) -- Karl E. Jørgensen firstname.lastname@example.org http://karl.jorgensen.com This message represents the official view of the voices in my head.
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