Subject: Re: Non-proprietary software?
From: kragen@pobox.com (Kragen)
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 06:41:32 -0400 (EDT)

On 27 Sep 1998 ian@airs.com wrote:
> It costs a certain amount to produce some object.  If the producer can
> not recoup that cost over the long run, the producer will stop
> producing the object.  (This is only true in the long run, because
> there are good reasons to pursue strategies like price dumping in the
> short run.)

I even disagree with that.  There are reasons someone may want to
produce something other than recouping their costs.

Kragen

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