[FoRK] Google Talk

Lucas Gonze lgonze
Wed Aug 24 15:53:53 PDT 2005


> On 24-Aug-05, at 3:03 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
>
>>
>> The key is openness and the ability for others to hack features on  top.
>
Or alternatively, that open protocols can have lifetimes beyond any one 
player's.  They are like viruses which balance their time-to-kill and 
time-to-infect, so that they don't kill the current host before they 
spread to at least one more.

> In the stupid but true category, here is my prediction:  Google's  
> recently announced public offering is in order to raise cash for  
> acquiring Skype.   Price tag:  ~$4Bn.
>
> -Ian.

I was thinking the same thing. 

- Lucas




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