Subject: Re: Design patters in software business models (was Re: Nessus 3.0's failed community)
From: Michael Bernstein <>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 11:23:25 -0800

On Mon, 2005-12-12 at 10:41 -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> Following up on my own it worth talking
> about software business models in terms of design
> patterns, and look at the common elements of business
> model designs across the arbitrary boundaries of
> legal instruments, instead of just "these business
> models are for open source, these aren't?"

Yes, absolutely.

[snip description of 'cover crop' pattern]

More, please!

- Michael R. Bernstein