Re: Are chessprogrammers jealaous ?
Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:31 pm
Hood wrote:But why that ones who are not quiet are attacking others.
Publishing Ippolit open source was a real revolution and the revolution has won. It is a fact. Asking revolution if it is legal does not make a point.
It is a fact that we have to accept and live with.
Every programmer can take the sources analyse , modify them and prepare new engine. If he is talented he improve it, if not then not .
The discussion about derivatives, clones in a current way does not make a point.
Had mankind not used the inventions of the predecessors we would have been in caves still. .
It looks that many prefere us to be in caves .
If the auto industry had followed that principle, we would still be driving 5,000 pound autos powered by a flat-head 4 cylinder making 80 hp and getting 10 miles per gallon. We would still be watching black and white analog TV, with computers requiring a room to hold them, etc.
One doesn't do significant improvements until one understands what one is working on. The derivative makers do not understand much about what they have copied...
However, the motive is about proper credit more than anything else. One does not take something, make some tweaks, whether small are large, and then claim that as a purely original piece of work...