|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Re^20: Change in Berkeley DB in Perl 5.12?by BrowserUk (Pope)
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If I have to register, it is not 'free'.
And even if I could find my way through their defences to actually download it, I still wouldn't feel able to use it for anything important.
I'd be way too nervous that if something I wrote using it suddenly became successful, that it might either disappear or get hamstrung, or they would come after me for payment.
Why? Cos that the way they've always been. In 1990-something during a stand-up, coffee break discussion at a conference, a couple of guys put a hypothetical scenario to LE, and he threatened to sue them right there and then just for thinking it.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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