[linux-elitists] On origins of MSFT code (hearsay) Re: [fsl-discuss] reusing code under BSD licence
Fri Jun 6 19:45:59 PDT 2003
Quoting Shawn McMahon (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Since all I was addressing was the question of whether or not he could
> be relied upon to be accurately reporting someone else's opinion spoken
> in his presence, I saw no reason to discuss any other measures of his
In my experience, reliability of somemone's pronouncements cannot, in
the general case, be decided by scrutiny the speaker's character.
Your point about the original example being a simple recounting of a
third party's words is duly acknowledged: The post I was responding to
seemed to make a broader claim, which seemed decidedly odd from a logic
Possibly relevant to the previously cited estimate of "public domain"
code percentages in Microsoft Corporation codebases:
Cheers, I've been suffering death by PowerPoint, recently.
Rick Moen -- Huw Davies
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