Subject: Re: Cygnus and proprietary software
From: "Brian J. Fox" <>
Date: 23 Dec 1997 03:59:43 -0000

   Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 17:51:36 -0500 (EST)

   Cygnus customers are companies willing to spend fairly significant
   amounts of money to solve their software problems.  Why should they
   waste money by turning around and making the software available?

Perhaps more to the point, why should they pay to improve their
competitions ability to produce products?  In the corporate view,
there is high negativity associated with explaining how they get
things done.

     Brian J. Fox                           
      "What's all this stuff about `websites' anyway?  Does this
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