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Bullard, Claude L (Len) scripsit:
> So the value of The Bible, the works of Shakespeare, Lao Tzu,
> and Hofstadter are zero unless we read them?
They aren't *code*. I said code, and that's what I meant.
The best indication of this is the discontinued-software bin,
where old software is sold at about the media cost. People aren't
willing to pay anything for software that's been end-of-lifed.
John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.reutershealth.com
"But no living man am I! You look upon a woman. Eowyn I am, Eomund's daughter.
You stand between me and my lord and kin. Begone, if you be not deathless.
For living or dark undead, I will smite you if you touch him."