- Title Pages
- Series Foreword
- Introduction, the Stuff of Software
- Class Library
- Code (or, How You Can Write Something Differently)
- Computing Power
- Concurrent Versions System
- Data Visualization
- Object Orientation
- Preferences/settings/options/control panels
- Sonic Algorithm
- Source Code
- System Event Sounds
- Text Virus
- Timeline (sonic)
- About the Contributors
This chapter discusses the copying process, a major concept in the digital software culture. It focuses on the emerging trends and technological advancements of the copying process. The rest of the chapter comprises a detailed discussion on the elements and works involved, starting from the early times to the modern age and the ways in which the copy routine impacted the software studies. The conclusion states that digital copying copes with the digital rights management techniques; it also describes the relationship between the network and communication areas.
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