Subject: Re: Lead developers vs 'Helpers'
From: Rich Bodo <>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 22:40:10 -0700 (PDT)

> I suppose I was idly wondering about the relationships between lead
> developers and helpers as far as the business world is concerned.  

From what I've seen, the developer with the best business skills will
make the sale every time.  All else being equal, authorship,
copyright, cvs checkin priveliges all have some value.  Of course,
being "known" has marketing value.  If marketing gives you the first
shot at a sale, it's yours to blow.


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