[thelist] GNU / GPL

Joel D Canfield joel at streamliine.com
Fri Oct 26 10:28:22 CDT 2007

> Companies like Red Hat and Novell are making money off of open source
> software right now.  They are absolutely clear in their sales 
> pitch that
> you are buying their *services*.
> Phil

which is what successful businesses do anyway, even if they do include a
physical object with their service, be it a cup of coffee or a car.

(not to diminish the other interesting points you make, Phil)


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