Subject: Re: Non-proprietary software?
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 26 Sep 1998 12:23:13 -0000

Brian J. Fox writes:
 > This brings an interesting business model to mind -- one in which you
 > pay for the software that you use, either with cash, or with other
 > software.

Yeah, I've thought of that.  But by the time you do that, you may as
well just sell your software, and buy the other software.  The
advantages of money override the disadvantages of the transaction
cost.  You can, for example, use cash profits to buy, not just other
software, but a house.

-russ nelson <>
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