Subject: Re: Communities as the new IPR?
From: Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 04:10:44 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Russell Nelson wrote:
> mikko puhakka writes:
> > Here's a link to a recent presentation how Nokia'sees 770 and Maemo evolving...
> >
> > http://www.coss.fi/attachment/2863c6a7ce2660a29280308725fb9134/e19a40526ddb10fa6a12adf8c67be218/4_Halla_Maemo_11nov05.pdf
>
> Hmmmm....  If you read that, you'll see that they're basically doing
> the same thing that handhelds.org has done for years.  So why did they
> reinvent that wheel?

If one believes "communities are the new IPR", then being the center of 
a new community built around one's offerings might have more value than 
being a new entrant into a pre-existing community built around other 
people's offerings.

 	Brian