Subject: Re: Paying for development on a services model?
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 11:24:28 +0900

>>>>> "Ian" == Ian Lance Taylor <ian@airs.com> writes:

    Ian> "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp> writes:
    >> And AFAIK Code Fusion was _never_ freed by Cygnus.  Doesn't
    >> that tell you something about where Cygnus thought their model
    >> of FSB was applicable?

    Ian> In general, Cygnus started entirely free, and then came to a
    Ian> point where a few projects were made proprietary.

Thank you, that is a very telling point.

    Ian> My understanding is that Red Hat freed everything up after
    Ian> the purchase.

Exactly why I wrote "by Cygnus."  Red Hat's business model is quite
different from Cygnus's.

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