Subject: Re: the Free Software Movement in Industry
From: jameson@caldo.demon.co.uk
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 22:32:40 +0100

>>Anyhow, I don't think writing everything as free software is a
>>prisoner's dilemma, because it's not obvious that, e.g., everybody is
>>better off if telco billing system is free software.

surely if telephone calls were free there would be no need for billing software at all
and undoubtedly more people would be a little better off, so perhaps
the thing to do is to form the FTSF: the Free Telephone System Foundation.
if it's the right thing to do for all software, why shouldn't it work for
telephone systems?