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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: Troll Tech [was Re: Sco vs. IBM]
On Wed, 2003-06-25 at 04:49, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 08:22:13PM -0700, Robert White wrote:
> > [I don't have employees and I haven't created a sustainable business]
> >
> > -- I also know a flawed business model when I see one.
> Hmm. With all due respect, I think that arguing business with someone
> who has yet to be sucessful at it is not likely to help me or help the
> open source world.

You are still making the fundamentally flawed assumption that there
_has_ to be a business model in it by which you or I can make money.

People are observing the way the world seems to be going; you seem to
simply repeat ad infinitum "That can't be true because that way I can't
see how to make money out of it".

You had a brief moment of coherency when you asserted that the
prevalence of Free Software would see innovation grind to a halt since
there would be insufficient motivation to fund large-scale projects, and
hence proprietary software would prevail. I didn't _believe_ you when
you said that, but at least I could understand what you were trying to


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