From: Adam L. Beberg (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 17:03:29 PDT
On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Kragen Sitaker wrote:
> If I were building a timesharing system today, I would expect that the
> majority of users would spend less than a dollar per year each for disk
> space, RAM, and CPU time. I'd still charge them, but I wouldn't bother
> to try to extract payment until the balance was over $10.
Rock on dude. You got about the same numbers I did, really tiny ones.
Too bad the big companies still have a deathgrip on bandwidth pricing :(
The cycle/disk-selling models are starting to show their cracks
bigtime. And I happen to know a couple major press sources will be
ripping the models to shreads in the next 2 months. Too bad I couldn't
finish my whitepaper before everyone else noticed, oh well.
*dances on the grave while trying not to get draged in by association*
- Adam L. Beberg
Mithral Communications & Design, Inc.
The Cosm Project - http://cosm.mithral.com/
firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.iit.edu/~beberg/
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