On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 08:12:01PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > All writing is done on speculation. If TUX magazine decides to use
> > the work, we will purchase first rights and compilation rights to
> > the article. However, we are under no obligation to publish
> > the work. If the article is selected for publication, your payment will be
> > "_______".
> I wonder why this magazine does this "on speculation".
Because "they can". People are willing to work under these conditions,
so they're able to make these sorts of demands.