[opensource-dev] Blocking viewers.

Dave Booth dave at meadowlakearts.com
Wed Sep 8 16:54:59 PDT 2010

  On 9/8/2010 16:39, Tom Grimshaw wrote:
>    Dear Linden Lab,
> 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.
> Stop policing my computer. I will decide what viewer I use, thank you.
> ~T
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ye gods, enough with the drama. We expect it on forums and blogs but on 
THIS list??? just grow a pair. Bottom line, Emerald devs screwed up and 
violated TPV, they are gone and so is their malware-infected viewer. LL 
did exactly what any responsible org would do and nixed 'em. Done. Over. 

Now either get over it and pick an alternative viewer or dont let the 
door hit your posterior on the way out, ok?

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