Different Tactics Required

Different Tactics Required

Comic Transcript

ALICE: Sun Microsystems just announced that they’re going to give away all of their software for free.

BOSS: WHAAAAAAAT?

ALICE: Apparently they hope that by doing so they’ll attract a strong, loyal developer’s community.

BOSS: We must find a way to counteract this plague of digital philanthropy!

BOSS: We will respond by lowering our prices to a point where we can undercut their sales.

(Silence.)

ALICE: They’re going to give their software away for free. You can’t go any lower than free.

BOSS: We must find a way to counteract this plague of digital philanthropy!

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