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Re: SCO identifies code?



On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 06:56:33PM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote:
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> 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...)

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Karl E. Jørgensen
karl@jorgensen.com   http://karl.jorgensen.com
This message represents the official view of the voices in my head.

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