Subject: Re: ransom
From: Simon Cozens <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 16:46:48 +0100

On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 04:24:18PM +0200, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> FreeDevelopers is not a "small ground-up software development
> company"...  in fact FD's business model is based on growing
> quickly and become a major player very quickly.

I don't want to have the FD war again, because they come in here all
uninformed and leave defiant having achieved nothing and persuaded
nobody, but I would have thought that if the .com disaster taught us
anything, it's that successful companies actually have to have something
a little more than business models, and preferably something resembling
a product.

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