Subject: RE: great quote
From: Chris Maeda <cmaeda@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 14:31:18 -0700

It's a great analogy.  The flip side is that buying a house
is a huge commitement compared to renting and can easily
turn into a money pit.  Lots of companies are cutting
or scaling back in-house development in favor of packaged
apps for this very reason.

At 04:11 PM 6/18/98 -0500, Olstad, Ken wrote:
>The important thing is that it's a punchy sound-bite (print-bite?).  As
>such, it effects the desired FREE IS GOOD feeling in the reader.
>
>Anyway, what I think you meant is that when your roof or siding get
>wasted by a hail storm or you want to add a sun room you can take
>competetive bids from any number of contractors if you own the house,
>whereas a renter is at the mercy of the landlord to provide a fix or
>enhancement at his leisure.  It's about sovereignty.
>
>Ken Olstad
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:	Brian Behlendorf [SMTP:brian@hyperreal.org]
>> Sent:	Thursday, June 18, 1998 3:49 PM
>> To:	Russell Nelson; fsb@crynwr.com
>> Subject:	Re: great quote
>> 
>> At 06:49 PM 6/18/98 -0000, Russell Nelson wrote:
>> >http://www.thestandard.net/articles/news_display/0,1270,720,00.html
>> >
>> > "Having the source code is the difference between buying a
>> >  house and renting an apartment," said Behlendorf. 
>> 
>> Thanks.  Now can anyone explain to me what I meant?  I should never to
>> speak to reporters before my morning coffee.  :)
>> 
>> (actually I know what I meant, but I have no idea if their snippet of
>> the
>> context lost the meaning.)
>> 
>> 	Brian
>> 
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