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[DotGNU]Re: DotGNU and business

From: Peter Minten
Subject: [DotGNU]Re: DotGNU and business
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 09:56:44 +0200

Norbert Bollow wrote:

> > The company is led democratically
> It is pretty clear that democracy is the best available way to
> rule a _country_ because, given the well-known weaknesses of
> human nature, no politician can be trusted with absolute power,
> and when a government goes astray, there is no way to "fork" the
> country, or simply start a new country to replace it.
> If we had a way to successfully start a big DotGNU-focused
> company, then we'd have a similar situation, that we'd have
> something valuable that cannot easily be replaced, and it'll
> make sense to set up a democratic structure for that.  If you
> have ideas for making such a start-up work out, please post them
> for discussion on the Bizplan list.  (Hint: The hard part is
> that for a big company, you need investors, and you'll have to
> find a way to meet their needs.)

I'm not proposing a big company, I'm proposing a small organization. I'll send
my ideas to bizplan.
> However, if instead of having a single large company, we have a
> large number of companies which work together in a business
> alliance, then we can get the size advantage of the large
> company without the need for outside investors.  I think this is
> the way to go.

I agree.



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