Subject: Re: a model of competition between free and proprietary software
From: Seth Gordon <sethg@ropine.com>
Date: 21 May 2001 01:04:43 -0000

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

   [Simon Cozens:]
   At which point it can feasibly be open sourced. :)

Not necessarily -- P may have components licensed from other software
vendors, or it may be so badly organized that the only people who can
contribute to improving P are the developers who make it their
full-time job.

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