[opensource-dev] Blocking viewers.

Altair Sythos Memo sythos at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 15:02:46 PDT 2010


On Wed, 08 Sep 2010 22:39:00 +0100
Tom Grimshaw <tom at streamsense.net> wrote:

> It's absolutely none of your business what software I choose to run
> on my PC.
> Blocking emerald is a step of pure arrogance - and ignorance - on
> Linden Lab's behalf - it's not having an adverse effect on your
> servers, in fact THE ONLY WAY you can tell i'm runing Emerald is by
> the channel and version provided in login, and this has been proven
> by the number of clones that have popped up with their channel
> renamed (and the ID texture changed of course). You cannot censor
> Open Source software, and the fact that you're trying to makes you a
> despicable organisation.

it isn't a censorship, is a protection for residents
anyway there are a dozen of non-linden viewers

> Stop policing my computer. I will decide what viewer I use, thank you.

imho *ALL* non TPV listed viewers should be blacklisted....
is safer, for both resident and developers


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