Subject: Re: a model of competition between free and proprietary software
From: DJ Delorie <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 13:47:08 -0400

> Tom Hull writes:
>  > It is interesting how much F has been developed by people when they
>  > are not acting as entrepreneurs, capitalists, or [wage] workers.
> I need an example here.

While I never heard back from them, there once was a group of
programmers who were planning on having an "ace of penguins weekend".
They were going to get together and eat, drink (which may be why I
never heard back from them ;), and write as many solitaire programs as
they could (quantity, not quality) using the Ace toolkit over the

Just for fun.