Archive - May 19, 2004


the advantage of huge companies

Novell announces release of Connector as open source: This has become a pretty standard trend now. "Big company buys small company, big company doles out small company's bread-earner for free. Big company becomes popular, small company gets more exposure via the product." Now the next chapter in the story can either be "Big company dies, small company ends up orphaned and destitute." or "Big company wisely nurtures small company and uses it for total world domination." Let's hope it's the

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Lights out in the city that never sleeps. Pretty rare event.



I have a feeling the next half-decade is going to be a good one.