Commercialised programs

Jerry N. Alexandratos alexandr at
Tue Feb 8 22:16:17 EST 1994

Mike:  Take a look at the original post again.  He wasn't moaning about 
*everything* not being free!!  The complaint was against the people who 
use tax-financed research funds to develop a program, then turn around and
start selling that same program in a glitzy new package for lots of money.
I have nothing against a bare bones shareware version and a commercially sold 
version with manuals and upgrades.  I dislike paying twice for the same thing!


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