Re: Re: New BK License Problem?

From: Roberto Peon (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 13:14:03 EST

On Monday 07 October 2002 02:19 pm, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Oct 2002 wrote:
> > Whats the point of switching licences, YOU CAN make money from support,
> > Mandrake makes a mint.
> If they can, surely you can, too? And surely the subversion people
> would be swimming in money now, from all the support contracts they've
> been doing. Also look at those huge profits being made by all those
> open source companies.

Good point, however:

> Hint: if the support model worked for source control software,
> surely somebody would have gotten rich off it already ?

Eh? huh?

Good thing Linus was attached to the "Its amazing what you can do when you
don't know you can't do it" philosophy instead of the "If it could have been
done, it would have been done" POS philosophy.

I find a 100$ note on the ground. I don't pick it up since: If it existed,
someone would have already picked it up.

-Roberto JP

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