[Pipet Devel] micro$oft.NET

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Fri Jun 23 15:24:19 EDT 2000

Brad Chapman wrote:
> 1. I think we should have patented our ideas :-).

The problem is Micro$oft patenting our ideas :-/

> 2. I wish that I knew someone in Microsoft working on their project so we
> could share code and ideas (not that would actually happen, but I can
> dream).

Jeez, and you were hesitant about working with dLoo?!

> 3. I think that Bill Gates and other big Microsoft execs should take
> some of their billions of dollars, rent a helicopter and then airdrop
> big bundles of money over poverty ridden ghettos.


> 4. I think this is a very positive sign that we are on the right track
> with Piper (and integrating with BlueBox), and is a good justification of
> the ideas here. Hey, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?

I'm gald you see it that way.  I hope too that now Free Software developers
will understand Piper better and see why it is urgent that they collaborate
with us.

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