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Re: [Mandrakeot] ESR gives up on Fedora



On Sun, 2007-02-25 at 01:59 +0100, Benny Amorsen wrote:
> >>>>> "AK" == Avi Kivity <avi argo co il> writes:
> 
> AK> Physical ownership is as much a fiction as information ownership.
> AK> There's no physical law that says that just because you gave a
> AK> shopkeeper some green pieces of paper, I can't take your new iPod
> AK> when you aren't looking [1]. It's just a convention that allows
> AK> society to work.
> 
> One important difference is that if I steal your bicycle, you will
> notice. If I give a copy of your program to a friend, you will not
> notice.
What if you got 10.000 bicycle and you did not notice of a theft
accident since you counted it wrong or don't have a good stock
management? Does it void your bicycle ownership and excuse the thief? 

Not that I'm trying to support IP, just trying to express that your
analogy sounds wrong. 



> 
> 
> /Benny
> 
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