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Subject: Re: Do we really want it?

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 02:58:37 08/29/04

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On August 29, 2004 at 04:43:00, Andrew Williams wrote:

>On August 29, 2004 at 03:16:21, Gerd Isenberg wrote:
>>On August 28, 2004 at 20:05:49, Dan Honeycutt wrote:
>>>On August 28, 2004 at 14:05:08, Gerd Isenberg wrote:
>>>>I also commend chess program authors, commercial or not, to put some disassembly
>>>>paragraph inside the readme and to remove symbols from the executable.
>>>Hi Gerd:
>>>What do you mean by "put some disassembly paragraph inside the readme"?
>>>Dan H.
>>I am not a lawyer (IANAL), something like:
>>"It is not permitted to disassemble or reverse engenier this program"
>Why would you suggest that? I don't understand?

I remember that I read that rule in the past when I bought a commercial program.
I think that it is better not to have that rule and replace it by another rule
that say that it is legal only if the target is not to write a new chess program
but detect clones.


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