Joshua Tinnin krinklyfig at spymac.com
Mon Feb 7 09:25:05 PST 2005

On Monday 07 February 2005 08:16 am, Anthony Atkielski 
<atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> David Gerard writes:
> DG> That would sorta suck. I know I write my questions and answers
> with DG> a view to them being searchable on the web maybe months or
> years DG> later, as I know how very grateful I am to those whose
> archived DG> words have helped me before.
> Having to search an archive of e-mail messages as a substitute for
> real support sucks to begin with.  I've almost never found anything
> useful when searching the archives, and even when I have, it takes
> longer to find it in the archives than it does to just ask the
> question again.

If you want "real" support, that costs money, and it doesn't matter if 
you're talking about BSD, Linux, Windows, Solaris, etc.

> DG> So it helps the copyright situation, but breaks the usefulness of
> DG> any archive.
> The copyright situation is an unavoidable legal mandate, not an
> option. You cannot defend against an infringement action by saying
> that respecting copyright would have been inconvenient for you.

Again, what are the damages?

- jt

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