Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: Henning P . Schmiedehausen (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 13:13:50 EST

On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 09:50:17AM -0800, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> If you do not like that rule, LEAVE!
> if I catch you abusing the privildge of use of my work, I will
> pursue you in terms defined as actionable.
> And you do not have the knowledge or authority to comment on this subject
> where "I do".

Bla, bla, bla. The usual Andre Hedrick rant about how superior you're
to all other, threats and the cited hostility of "open source advocats"
about everyone not their opinion.

You may be a really talented software developer with a deep under-
standing of the ATA subsystem. That does not give you the right to
insult all other people that are not your opinion.

> When you begin to learn that OpenSource is the way and that some of us
> will work with companies on an as needed bases. At this point if you came

Andre, I do this since quite a few years. I can live quote good from
it in my small vertical market and I love using free software for the
flexibility that I get. But this does not mean, that I will never ever
touch again a program where I have no source. I do this all the time
without and ideological prejudice.

> Once Linux decides to adopt and support AV Streams, it will be in the best
> interrest of TiVO to work with me so that they do not have to work against
> me.

I see the fine point of you using the word "me". Not "the Linux community".


Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen       -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
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