[svlug] Business models (was Re: RANT: Ubuntu is Evil)

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Thu Jan 21 16:09:16 PST 2010


begin Rick Moen quotation of Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 02:18:26PM -0800:

>    There are at least four known business models for making money with 
>    open source:

All of those are forms of commoditizing the
complement, which (proprietary software developer
and CEO) Joel Spolsky explains well, here:
  http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/StrategyLetterV.html

Related article from Prof. Nick Carr adds Google:
  http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2008/09/google_at_10.php

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