Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: New Third Voice version out
Author: Lucas Gonze Posted: 9/16/1999; 3:39:26 PM Topic: New Third Voice version out Msg #: 11162 (In response to 11140) Prev/Next: 11161 / 11163
Their user agreement is beside the point. The important part isn't 3rd voice, isn't public annotation.
I imagine that eventually 3rd voice will be just a particularly large pool of annotations, with their software well known and imitated. ...Like with AOL and Chat. AOL's value is that they are a particularly large pool of chatters - nobody goes to AOL for technology.
If AOL put restrictions on chat that affected the true value (like "no pickups" :) then their users would just go elsewhere. Same with 3rd voice and their user agreement. The point of the user agreement is to protect 3rd Voice legally - enforcement is hopeless.
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