Re: openbkweb-0.0

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 20:35:02 EST

Davide Libenzi wrote:
> > The best thing for all may be a huge whip round to pay Bitmover enough
> > for them to be _happy_ to open the protocol.
> IMHO, Larry does not even need to "open the protocol". He could simply
> release a tool with limited functionalities under a different license.
> Wrong ?

That would do nicely.

> > Anyone want to start a fund? I offer to donate US$100 (and that's 2
> > weeks income for me ATM).
> You might want to pass the above text through 'sed' using s/weeks/hours/ :)

No, it is weeks. I'm voluntarily doing little paid work so I can
create the best I am able to. My finances suck but I have not written
so much great code for years - and other things too. I highly
recommend the experience if you can do it. Now is a good time :)

-- Jamie
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