[support-gang] [sugar] Microsoft

scott at gnuveau.net scott at gnuveau.net
Thu May 15 23:24:37 EDT 2008

Hi All,

> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 8:34 PM, Seth Woodworth <seth at isforinsects.com> wrote:
> > The golden rule doesn't say: "Treat others as you have been treated,"  It
> > says to treat others as you would like to be treated.
> The golden rule also has absolutely nothing to do with reality when
> you're dealing with a global megacorporation with a proven track
> record of illicitly stamping out anything that even almost threatened
> it.

And we are plainly seeing the modern golden rule in effect, to wit: "he
who has the gold rules."

> > But I do know that Quanta isn't going to let OLPC open source the hardware
> > schematics that they own until sale volumes are much higher.
> Quanta isn't going to release anything ever.  Just like Marvell.

Atheros took that position, and they lost... ahemmm, ath5k anyone?  A
little well placed reverse engineering goes a LONG way.


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