Subject: Re: open source definition
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 27 Apr 1998 18:07:01 -0000

Brian Bartholomew writes:
 > So in practice your fans could host a web site with freely-
 > redistributable downloadable MP3's of your music, and you would never,
 > ever, ever sell another copy of anything you've recorded ever again?
 > And you can make a (difficult) living like this?  How does that work?
 > Or does your business model depend on friction in the marketplace?

Okay, that's enough.  I've been polite.  Now it's time for strong
words.  If one's sole contribution to the discussion here is to tell
people that they're likely to fail, please shut up.  Helpful criticism isn't.

-russ <>
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