[MPlayer-dev-eng] KiSS of copyright
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Mar 12 05:39:13 CET 2004
On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 10:10:40PM +0000, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> I have been following some of this thread, but I think I missed something.
> How did mplayer find out in the first place that someone was abusing them?
> I think it is an interesting topic:
> If software is only released in binary form and the EULA refuses to let
> that end user reverse engineer the code. How can any company find out if
> another company has stoled their code or not?
No one is obligated to accept a contract in order to read something
they already legally obtained. Put down the crackpipe and stop
believing the lies corporate lobbyists tell.
BTW, "strings" is hardly reverse engineering anyway.
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