Subject: Re: Opportunity lost? Challenge declined!? (LONG. COMPREHENSIVE)
From: Simon Cozens <>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 17:10:20 +0100

On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:55:19PM +0200, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> This doesn't necessarily mean that you should get paid _per_user_
> of the software.  It is better if 2000 users of your program pay
> you $3 each and 8000 others also use your program (or a
> derivative product created by someone else) without paying you,
> than if only 1000 users of your program pay you $3 each.

Down that path lies madn^Wshareware. :)

The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman. 
    - Alan Perlis