Subject: Re: [arch-dev] universities struggling to avoid making money
From: Paul Nendick <pnendick@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 08:55:00 -0700 (PDT)

--- Jim Choate <ravage@ssz.com> wrote:
> Everything that people do isn't a business. The goal to life
> is not to get rich, it is to enrich the life of those who come

> afterwards.

Wouldn't it be nice if this sentiment could exist in modern
American business?  The corporate lifestyle has made it nearly
extinct.

I think this is a fundamental impediment to Free software in
business.  Witness the blog exchange underway between Lawrence
Lessig and Dave Winer:

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/lessig/blog/archives/2002_08.shtml#000384

http://scriptingnews.userland.com/backissues/2002/08/22#moreThoughtsOnLessig

/p

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