Economic analysis fails when discussing : economists want to think about software as a commodity, where one app is a drop in replacement for another, like buying wheat or oil from a different supplier. User-facing software is really about a culture and conversation between users and developers. Consider and Org-mode. This would entirely fail in either direction, the cultures are too different. Teams is for large top-down mgmt, emacs for decentralized hackers. 1/


I think it is impossible to regulate or with the current structure of because it is all about pricing as if software was a commodity. Until takes into account , it will be an extremely limited tool for dealing with problematic software companies. This is laid bare in this current case against

The most promise is in . 's & 's policy overhaul shows promise.

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