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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Bootstrap and Licensing

Presumably there's piles of grant money out there for this sort
of thing? Has that avenue been investigated? If not, where would
one start?    (01)

The NSF is funding a great deal of digital libraries research. An
OHS has the potential to do for digital libraries what digital
libraries may do for physical libraries...    (02)

On Mon, 20 May 2002, Eric Armstrong wrote:    (03)

> Actually, I have nothing to sell, and am not planning on selling
> anything.
> My arguments have always been predicated on the problem of
> funding people to build a thing that needs building. How do you
> do that? That's the only problem I have attempted to solve.
> That entire proposition has been a non-starter, however. It
> emerged still-born. The other avenue is GPL. I hope it succeeds,
> and that the obstacles to it are removed.    (04)

Chris Dent  <cdent@burningchrome.com>  http://www.burningchrome.com/~cdent/
"Mediocrities everywhere--now and to come--I absolve you all! Amen!"
 -Salieri, in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus    (05)