Yes there is. You can't steal intellectual properly. Theft is when you take something away from someone. If you copy code, it is not theft.
Wow, semantics. WHAT A GREAT ARGUMENT! I AGREE WITH YOU 100% NOW BECAUSE HE WAS OBVIOUSLY COMPLETELY WRONG FOR CHOOSING A SLIGHTLY INACCURATE TERM!!
2. To get or effect surreptitiously or artfully: steal a kiss; stole the ball from an opponent.
I believe that this usage falls under "to get surreptitiously".
(Please note that I use capslock for sarcasm, not yelling. I know it's not a common usage... think of it as a dialect...)This comment was edited on Jan 21, 17:33.