Subject: Re: Paul Fremantle on Open Source Business
From: Federico Lucifredi <flucifredi@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 00:28:49 -0400

On 5/26/10 12:52 AM, Russ Nelson wrote:
> Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
[..]

>  > And it restricts the ways you can generate revenue, compared to
>  > your direct competitors who have chosen a different focus.
> 
> It also reduces your software development costs.  Customers fix bugs
> and create enhancements.

Reducing cost and increasing profits are related but very different
items. Even as your costs go to zero, your profits may still be
non-existent.

Best -F

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