"I participated on a panel on the relationships between
standards and open source software at the Open Source Business
Conference in San Francisco yesterday, along with Bob Sutor (IBM),
Tim Bray (Sun), Jason Matusow (Microsoft), and moderated by Andy
Updegrove (Gesmer-Updegrove)... I want to capture my notes on the
primary economic relationships here.
"When a market begins to mature, there comes a point when the
incumbent vendor begins to over deliver functionality to their
customers, faster than the customer can absorb it..."