March 8, 2004

The economics of commodity software

K. Marks writes "What would the economics of a software industry built around commodity software look like? Probably a lot like other industries that are built upon flows of commodity goods.


This essay
speculates on how the power structures and business models of the software and hardward industries will change, as well as where the open source movement will wind up. Pompous! Interesting! More than you wanted to know!"

Link: synthesist.net

Category:

  • Open Source
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