a data licensing problem
jcowan at reutershealth.com
Sat Nov 9 03:00:19 UTC 2002
Russell Nelson scripsit:
> Aha! Bing! That's how you do it! You publish the data in a special
> open source format, which is unusable by Windows applications. Sure,
> somebody in the open source world might create a format converter, but
> why would they bother? Even if they did, you're selling the "real"
> dataset, not an in-coverted one.
I'm sorry, but this is absolutely unintelligible, unless you are trolling me.
Windows programmers are just as smart, one by one, as open-source ones.
John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
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