garyd's libelous statements

Subject: garyd's libelous statements
From: Stefan Fielding-Isaacs <sfi -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1993 11:15:13 PST

To: TECHWR-L -at- vm1 -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu, garyd -at- tekelec -dot- com
Subject: Re: Most Important Programs to Learn

> >From garyd -at- tekelec -dot- com Wed Nov 17 07:05:36 1993
> >
> >Stefan writes:
> >>
> >> I think we all agree that FrameMaker is over-priced. Do what I
> >> did. Go out and buy and ancient version for $50. Then buy the
> >> upgrade from Frame Technology to the latest version. You'll save
> >> a ton of money and you won't feel guilty at night.. :->
> >>
> >
> >I am usually quiet on this list, but today I must speak out. I don't know how
> >you can sleep well at night, or not feel guilty with what you have done.
> >There are limits to suggestions on an open forum. Advising criminal activity
> >is one that should not be tolerated!
> >
> >I am appalled that you would suggest to someone to commit an act of software
> >piracy on this list. It is illegal to buy someone's old software and then
> >upgrade to a newer version. When people sell their older version of a
> >software package, they retain the license for it because they have already
> >made the upgrade. Because of the "old" software laying around people will
> >sell it at a fraction of its original cost to recoup some of their
> >investment. This does not mean the buyer (of the old software) has legal
> >claims to it.

Hey buddy.. be damn careful at whom you are casting slurs. You don't know me
you have absolutely no idea what you're talking about.

FYI, I purchased an old version of FM in the box, and properly registered it.
I am the SOLE LEGAL OWNER. I had every right to do what I did.

Before you try and police others I suggest you get a grip on reality. My
entailed nothing illegal and I expect a public apology from you for your

If you doubt my word I can provide you with the name and telephone number of
the individual who sold me his copy and the number of my REGISTERED, and LEGAL
FrameMaker version.

Stefan Fielding-Isaacs

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