Subject: Re: a model of competition between free and proprietary software
From: Simon Cozens <>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 19:21:25 +0100

On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 05:55:57PM -0000, Seth Gordon wrote:
> the copyright on P itself has no market value.

At which point it can feasibly be open sourced. :)

Hmmm, using the proprietary model purely as a spur to free software. I
like that.

Timesharing just doesn't work. -K. Thompson, 1982.