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Subject: Re: Signing off.

Re: Signing off.

From: bk <mutualaid_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-10

On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 00:03 +0000, gl wrote:
> Bjorn, what about the point that Rockbox is most likely 'real software,
> written by real people with many fake names'? If you cannot enforce the
> accuracy of a given name, then why try?

It's a form of social trust (or "due diligence", if you like legal
terms).

Let's try another one: "If you can't guarantee that all contributed code
is 100% patent-free and not plagiarized, why bother trying?" At some
point you have to trust that contributors will not do things they
shouldn't.

bk
Received on Fri Mar 10 03:20:16 2006


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