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To: "Brandon Van Every" <vanevery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Freeciv General Mailing List" <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: copyright obsolete?
From: "SamBC" <sambc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 01:27:38 +0100
Reply-to: <sambc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Best one yet...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brandon Van Every
> Sent: 20 July 2000 00:10
> To: freeciv
> Subject: [Freeciv] copyright obsolete?
> > b) they didn't wrote a single line of freeciv
> Hasbro bought the company, Microprose, that did.  Legally speaking,
> companies can own other companies.

When did anyone at MP right any of Freeciv??? Read a message before you

> > Copyright is obselete idea.
> > Obselete by technology.
> > If you need to give someone money due to any random reason, give it,
> > but don't claim others should do it because of this reason.
> Let me ask you this: how do you pay your bills?  Do you have a job?  Do
> you think people are entitled to your labor for free?  How do you think
> the tangible products of your labor should be protected?  Or do you
> think labor should never have a tangible product?  If so, I have a
> difficulty seeing how anyone would ever get anything done, as there
> would be no permanent storage of human labor.  We'd have to constantly
> re-make everything.
What do you think we gain by writing Freeciv anyway?

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