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Re: Feature list?

>> companies are not allowed to look at competitor products to discover features

> On the contrary, reverse engineering is allowed.

There's three issues with this position:

1) it's not allowed among competitors

2) and it shouldn't be used to discover features to implement for your product

3) market leaders have stricter rules to follow than your ordinary startup

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