Subject: Re: Successful FSBs
From: "Tim O'Reilly" <>
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 10:35:39 -0700

On 9/20/02 9:27 AM, "Simon Cozens" <> wrote:

>> Rich's conclusion is that there is no such thing as an FSB.
> The conclusion *I* was referring to at least is that "it may be the
> case that the majority of businesses who make money out of free software
> don't do so in a pure-FSB manner, and the majority of those who try to be
> pure-FSB don't turn a profit".

I think Simon has hit the nail on the head.

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