[kwlug-disc] Pizza shop software

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Wed Mar 2 19:32:52 EST 2011


On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 02:52:51PM -0500, Darcy Casselman wrote:
> 
> It seems to me that this is an ideal open source business model
> opportunity.  Build a free software POS framework, then sell
> consulting services for customizations.  Sure, you're not going to get
> a monopoly, but I'm fairly certain there's enough business out there
> for a few smart and ambitious folks to make a go of it.

Yes. This sounds very much like how Drupal works. Everybody wants a
customized website, so an open-source solution with lots of modules
works well. It does not seem that the POS space is that different,
except that POSes should never corrupt data. 

- Paul




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