[plug] Fwd: [SLUG] Lucky 13 for Linux

Oliver White ojw at iinet.net.au
Thu Apr 15 05:43:40 WST 1999

Trevor Phillips wrote:

> Just because it's easy to copy/share doesn't mean it's always right.
> Sure, it's materialistic, but paying for a copy is often more
> appreciated by the author than a 'you're great' message. Sure,
> recognition is good, but it doesn't pay the bills.

No one's talking about stealing the works of others, it should always be a
voluntary act.

However, the current software market (and perhaps music industry) is not the
only conceivable one. Perhaps in future the trend towards a service industry
will continue. My ideal job would be one where I could be employed modifying
free software to suit those who want to apply the software to tbe real
necessity of Getting Things Done(tm). Many people are employed doing just

Oliver White

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