On Mon, Feb 26, 2001 at 10:50:27AM -0800 or thereabouts, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> begin Conor Daly quotation:
> > > So if I write some software, give it away at no cost, and restrcit
> > > the user's freedome to do something with it, then I'm doing
> > > something bad?
> > Like M$ did with IE to squash Netscape?
>> IE did not allow modification and redistribution. Squashing
> netscape is a side-effect, and not material. Had some other free
> software browser squashed Netscape, that would not necessarily have
> been bad.
>Squashing Netscape was the whole purpose of the exercise... Before Netscape
became serious competition, you had to pay for IE.
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