Subject: RE: Free software businesses
From: "Anderson, Kelly" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 16:13:02 -0600

 Mon, 19 Jun 2006 16:13:02 -0600
As a small business entrepreneur, this doesn't sound so terribly
compelling... It falls into the "Oh that we had THAT problem to solve"
category. In other words, if I pay royalties on the first 1000
customers, I only WISH I could have 2000 customers to pay royalties for.
I guess that makes me kind of a short term thinker, but if you don't pay
attention to the short term, the long term never happens.


The significance of the number N is that all seats
after the Nth are gratis.  He doesn't have to pay for
any of the N he doesn't use.  He doesn't have to
pay for N+1 on if he does use them.   Our firm
is sharing some of Gumby's risk (in exchange 
for sharing some reward).

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