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Sharing Code

This editorial was originally published on Jan 25, 2011. It is being re-run as Steve is on vacation. It seems that almost every week I encounter some form of plagiarism it the SQL Server community. Whether its from SQLServerCentral or … Continue reading

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Software Patents

I highly dislike the current patent system in the US. I think awarding patents for an idea like “1-click purchasing” is a poor practice that discourages innovation. There are numerous problems with our patent system, not the least of which … Continue reading

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Is my blog infringing on anything?

There was a recent uproar about a session delivered recently. A company thinks that the session infringed on their intellectual property. The Midnight DBAs had a short write up here that summarizes, and expresses some amazement. I am sure that … Continue reading

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Sharing Code

It seems that almost every week I encounter some form of plagiarism it the SQL Server community. Whether its from SQLServerCentral or it’s someone else, it seems that I’m either alerting someone or sending my own takedown notice.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Copyright

This is actually amazing. A talk on what YouTube does with copyright and how they view it, from TED. It’s interesting, and there are two things in there to watch. Note, that I caught this link from Jeff Atwood (@CodingHorror) … Continue reading

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