June 25, 2007
Size isn't everything for the modest creator of SQLite
Richard Hipp's database is used by some of the biggest names in IT - but he has not made a penny from it.In a world of people obsessed by turning the tiniest idea into something profitable, Dr Richard Hipp's best-known software stands out for two reasons - he actively disclaims copyright in it; and at a time when multi-megabyte installations are booming, he has a self-imposed limit on the size of his product: 250KB.
Link: Guardian Unlimited
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