__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Monday 16 October 2006 08:36 \__
> begin oe_protect.scr
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| For that reason, the upgrade of the interpreter to version
>>| begins to take on more of the programming features of newer,
>>| compelling scripting languages such as Python and Ruby.
>>| that were really inspired by the takeoff of other languages
>>| that have become popular, like Python and Ruby," stated
>>| next level."
> At least they're not being conned by the ECMA folks. The great thing
> about open-source is that since it's open, it forms its own standard,
> free of the ambiguities of those written in English or in pseudo-code.
This relates to patents and IP. Remember that companies in the States patent
algorithms (Rex prefers "algorythms") that are a generic recipe rather than
code. They esentially protect /ideas/ instead of actual work.
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