Subject: Re: Charging the Charger [was: GPL v3 public performance idea?]
From: Laurent GUERBY <>
Date: Sun, 01 May 2005 21:15:24 +0200

On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 16:24 -0400, Marshall W. Van Alstyne wrote:
> But innovation happens less if you can't charge for the value of your innovation.

Or that you can't do lots of small incremental innovations at all since
you don't have the sources and/or the rights to do so.

Now, for a software ecosystem, what's giving more to customers, many
small incremental innovations or "innovation" as a complete new product?