once the open-source business model is sustainable, it is harder to grow up than with traditional, but less likely to go down
for traditional companies it is harder to compete with the price cut-off presented by the open-source business
we should move to services market, giving legal services, assurance,… Google has a powerful model with advertising market
Internet allows new models that scale better, remote services market
legislations emerging to say “patents can not be used against open-source software”, on the basis of supporting a greater good for the society
in the open-source, components/projects are weak, but the aggregators/distributions are strong. we need to level this down to support creativity and innovations. companies working on open-core or other ways of owning a component, would channel more funds into the components.
the case of The Battle for Wesnoth on the Apple App Store; are we ready to take “it is not about free beer, it is a about freedom” literally?