Subject: Re: Meeting the MS challenge
From: Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 18:45:19 -0500

> Adjust the curves to taste.

Maybe 100% payback for the developers should not be achieved until
there's enough of a user population that the program is likely to be
self-sufficient even if the original developers leave.  Or until there
are enough users that they exhibit statistical properties.  I imagine
some interesting inflection points can be proposed by readers.


Another member of the League for Programming Freedom (LPF) www.lpf.org
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