[kwlug-disc] OSS opportunity to go mainstream, big time

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Thu Sep 16 17:45:46 EDT 2010


I don't know.  Why do OSS always copy and follow successful and proven Windows
application?  I can't think of any successful business or pioneer idea that 
involves OSS.
Even Google is not "open source".  Facebook will say, "Get of my tail."
-- 
William



----- Original Message ----
> From: Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Sent: Thu, September 16, 2010 10:21:29 AM
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] OSS opportunity to go mainstream, big time
> 
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11326157
> 
> 
> Basically it's an  opensource alternative to facebook.  I read a bit about it a 
>while ago and  I'm very excited about it - I think it has huge potential.  And I 
>don't  even facebook.
> 
> (i.e. instead of one site, maybe we can run individual  facebook type apps on 
>our own servers.  My community can then interface  with your community,  etc).





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