[Tfug] Microsoft reportedly wants open source software users topa y rolyalties
gwcohn at simplybits.net
Thu May 17 19:14:37 MST 2007
Joe Blais wrote:
> "click charges" is a term I've heard, kind of implying more than just the
> running of a single application, but the individual things that you might do
> with it.
That's also a philosophy from the early days of Xerox. Copiers were
leased on a cost per page printed and the salesmen questioned a lot of
the research at PARC saying, "Where's the click?" IE: how are we going
to be able to charge per use for it?
Maybe MS read the book as well? ;-)
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