[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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