[thelist] Financial Situation

Erika ekm at seastorm.com
Thu Dec 11 12:10:14 CST 2008

Matt Warden wrote:
> One thing to note, with governments the "wave" is usually a little
> off-set from the rest of the economy. In other words, the decline in
> revenue starts later and ends later, just by the nature of from where
> that revenue comes.

This is true.  It is also true that layoffs are not the first thing they 
do, but rather cut budgets.  So, for example, you get to use Front Page 
to build a 100,000 page intranet (because it's bundled with MS Office), 
and then, 10 years later, you get to port the whole thing into Plone.


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