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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: Troll Tech [was Re: Sco vs. IBM]
On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 14:22, Larry McVoy wrote:
> The one flaw in this argument and all of those which say basically "services
> is the answer" is that it only works if you produce crappy software which
> needs servicing.

I think you misunderstand; it's not always the _software_ which needs
looking after.

How much time do you spend supporting BitKeeper users? Quite a lot, I
suspect. I wouldn't argue that fact makes it 'crappy' software.

Neither am I arguing that you, personally, should be trying to make a
living by support alone -- I'm merely observing a trend.


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