[linux-elitists] Another open letter about SDMI.

Don Marti dmarti@ssc.com
Thu Sep 28 18:27:04 PDT 2000


begin  Rick Moen quotation of Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 06:07:08PM -0700:

> Excellent bluff-calling.  Your letter sounds exactly the right note.

Thank you. Now for a usage note. Mr. Chiariglione uses the word
"protection" to describe SDMI's audio munging. "Protection" sounds like
something good, so you should avoid using it when referring to something
you don't like, such as a copy restriction scheme. This has been a usage
note. For more, see: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

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