Re: Peace fullness.


CERF@A.ISI.EDU
28 Sep 1986 23:46-EDT


Carl,

consider a licensing arrangement with other, larger vendors - can your
product be used in an OEM setting, augmenting or forming the basis for
new value-added products?

Freeware is not all it's cracked up to be - I am not sure I would worry
too much about university competition. A user who cares about quality
won't have anywhere to turn when university-software breaks. I don't
mean to suggest that software produced in a research environment is all bad,
only that maintenance and documentation often suffer; serious clients are
prepared to pay for this.

Vint



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