[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Apr 23 11:09:50 CDT 2003
On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 12:52:01PM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> > Not to a logical human.
> Define logical :)....
Look it up in the dictionary.
> > If I use a Craftsman hammer to build a house, its likely I used
> > Craftsman nails, saws, and screwdrivers too. The house is still my own
> > creation!
> Not really, you actually payed for the components to make the house, so
> yes the house is your creation.
OK, what if the tools were given to me for free, or I borrowed them?
It's still my creation, regardless of where the tools came from.
> When using GCC, you are using free
> software with its own unique licensing. That is where things get blurry,
> your example would be a correct one if you were using donated/free tools
> and materials from Home Depot or somesuch. What if home depot were to put
> some kind of licensing in those "free" materiasl? :)
My example is correct regardless of what GNU or its GPL says.
My creations are my creations. I don't really care what kind of spin
doctoring they do.
echo "hello world..."
The above script represents a tiny fraction of what was needed to run
it, and requires (on this system) GNU, BSD, and probably other code
It's still 100% mine.
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