Subject: Re: street performer protocol
From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@eros-os.org>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 07:48:17 -0400

Or we could hop over to freeedgar.com and actually read the S-1 filing from
when they IPO'd.

shap

----- Original Message -----
From: "Crispin Cowan" <crispin@wirex.com>
To: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Cc: <fsb@crynwr.com>
Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: street performer protocol


> "Stephen J. Turnbull" wrote:
>
> > We're both just blowing smoke on the data, as far as I can tell.  I
> > admit that I'm just talking "received economic theory" plus some
> > historical analogies and toy examples disguised by real names.  You
> > have any disclaimers you want to post?  :-)
>
> Just that the claim that Red Hat was primarily revenue driven until 1998
is
> third hand, at best.  We can try to infer this by looking at the history
of
> investment in RH (which they tended to publicly announce) and correlating
> that with the company's head count (which was also announced).
>
> Or we could just hope that Bob will comment :-)
>
> Crispin
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