Subject: RE: Anyone know of a free software business list?
From: "Larry M. Augustin" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 23:41:58 -0700

You crack me up!  That's got to be the best email to the list in a long,
long time; totally straight, yet dripping with sarcasm.  Perfect!


Larry M. Augustin
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robin 'Roblimo' Miller []
> Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 7:36 PM
> To: Free Software for Business
> Subject: Anyone know of a free software business list?
> I'm trying to find an email list where intelligent people discuss free
> software-based business.
> This one now seems to discuss patent law theory and things like whether
> the phrase "intellectual property" came directly from Satan or was
> passed to us through some of his imps.
> There are plenty of email lists, plus a site a friend turned me on to
> called, I think, Slashdot or something like that, where these
> theoretical issues get talked about all the time, but no one really gets
> into practical matters like how to make money while giving software away
> and the tactical processes that go into building a successful business
> by doing this.
> I once heard of an email list called Free Software for Business that
> sounds -- from the title at least -- exactly like what I'm looking for.
> Is it still around? Does anyone know how to sign up for it?
> - Robin