Subject: Ways to make money off free software
From: "Russell Nelson" <nelson@CRYNWR.COM>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1993 22:37:48 EST

This is intended as a complete catalog of services and products
assocated with free software.

Contract programming - You can sell your time to write free software.

Hand-holding - You can sell your time to help people RTUM (Read The
	Unfriendly Manual).

Insurance - You can take money as a retainer in case the free
	software needs to be modified.

Bug-fixes - Re-programming existing software so that it meets its

"Maintenance" - Re-programming existing software to a new

Hardware bundling - Sell hardware with free software
	pre-installed.  This could range from simply a hard disk to a
	complete system.

Software distribution - Distributing free software.

Manual sales - selling printed copies of free software documentation.

-russ <> What canst *thou* say?
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