Exporting stuff, permissions, and licenses (was Re: [sldev] realXtend Global inventory tests successful)

Gareth Nelson gareth at litesim.com
Mon Aug 25 01:56:35 PDT 2008

> Just as the current permissions communicate the wrong thing about what
> is possible, a new "export" flag would continue down the path of
> miscommunication with users, pretending that copyright law can be boiled
> down to a few check boxes.

Following that chain of logic of course, one would need to scrap the
permissions system completely and thus satisfy the paranoid
stereotypes of us "evil techies" a certain blogger likes to spread.

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