Subject: Re: Where's your Lisp software, Janos Blazi?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2001 06:45:09 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Christopher Stacy <cstacy@spacy.Boston.MA.US>
> Typically, the contracts of full-time employees do not allow "spare
> time": all ideas and programs that you write are the intellectual
> property of the company, regardless of whether it happened during office
> hours.  But there are "lots of" people who cheat on that.

  That must be an American invention.  Over here in Europe, I even think
  such contracts are illegal at the EU level.  Then there are students, who
  frequently earn money on the side and do all kinds of weird stuff in
  exchange for whatever passes for recognition.  But there is no doubt that
  well-funded work flows better than un-funded work.