From:
"c nielsen" <nielsencgeo@gmail.com>
Sent: 6/25/2007 7:28:13 PM
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Re: [GPSstash] Re: Geooglecaching


When I first started Geocaching, I looked around for othersites which had
'geocaches'. Not one of the sites offered the amount of caches that
geocaching.com does.

The fact is, no other site offers an easy way for an individual to get a GPS
and 'get into the game' than geocaching.com. If there is, please point me to
it.

Christian


On 6/25/07, Scout wrote:
>
> Ronald Gerth wrote:
> > Personally I think that if he took the time and effort and had the know
> how and
> > skills to create GC.com he should be able to cash in on it in any way
> that does
> > not drive we the users of his site away.
>
> Not only did he take the time and effort to create his Web site, but
> he had lawyers to threaten lawsuits against others with a different
> vision for the hobby. The hobbyists then spoke with their own
> checkbooks and decided to spend their money on other things rather
> than shell out big bucks to protect their rights. All legal. All
> within everyone's rights. But different opinions of what's admirable
> or not.
>
> > A totally free site is gonna be a buggy, unsupported, unupgraded
> > (I know that isn't a word) mess and is not something I want to use.
>
> Millions of users find free Linux and free Firefox to be much less
> buggy than the commercial alternatives, including the choice of
> software used by Groundspeak.
>
> > I know that if I was in his shoes I would do the same thing.
>
> You're in the majority, which is why Groundspeak continues to rule the
> hobby today.
>
> --
> Scout
>
>


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