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Those programmers (bookcrossing)

Another "free and open source" movement - free books this time, by Ron Hornbaker of Humankind Systems, tired of making commercial software:

http://www.bookcrossing.com

It might also be another solution for the "Markets or uses for old dev. books and tools?" thread. I kind of like the idea, especially the release part. Do they read them? Hope so. By the way, Joel hasn't been bookcrossed yet...

Andrzej Kocon
Friday, September 26, 2003

Sooo....  how do they make money?

You were all thinking it, I just said it.
Friday, September 26, 2003

Ok, I have to make the obligatory joke:

1.  Give away books
2. ???
3. Profit!

GiorgioG
Friday, September 26, 2003

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