Subject: Re: A few here may have an opinion on this
From: Chris Maeda <>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 22:33:11 -0800

Russ, I respect you and I've benefited from
your early work on Freemacs and Packet Drivers.
But could you please explain how you can equate
an entrepreneur starting a company with someone
breaking windows to create demand for a window
repair business?  You're not making any sense.

At 11:21 PM 10/28/2002 -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:
>Chris Maeda writes:
>  > I'm not sure exactly what your point is.  I read the link and
>  > maybe you think I'm advocating more taxes, which I'm not.  My
>  > position boils down to the following statement:
>  >
>  > I think I can make more money faster with a proprietary software business.
>Sure.  And the glazier can make money faster by breaking windows.
>Just ... don't expect the government to cooperate with you in doing
>this.  In fact, you might even expect active opposition.