[Bitcoin-development] improving development model (Re: Concerns Regarding Threats by a Developer to Remove Commit Access from Other Developers

Marcel Jamin marcel at jamin.net
Fri Jun 19 12:48:00 UTC 2015


> At the risk of stating cliches, the Mac came before the Windows PC…Yahoo!
came before Google…MySpace came before Facebook…

And TCP/IP came before... oh wait...

2015-06-19 14:02 GMT+02:00 Eric Lombrozo <elombrozo at gmail.com>:

>
> On Jun 19, 2015, at 3:45 AM, Dr Adam Back <adam at cypherspace.org> wrote:
>
> That wont be good for the companies either, but they may not see that
> until they've killed it, many companies operate on a1 or 2 year
> time-horizon.  They may say screw layer2, I have a runway and I need
> micropayments to the wazoo and I dont have the dev resources for that.
>
>
> Exactly, Adam.
>
> Except, I think the genie is out of the bottle - these ideas are too
> powerful for them to be killed forever. They will probably survive even if
> this scenario comes to pass…but in a different network under a different
> name…and Bitcoin will be relegated to the history books and walls of
> museums.
>
> Most of the potential brainpower available on this Earth to make serious,
> profound contributions to this movement haven’t even begun to touch it.
> Just because you happen to run a Bitcoin startup right now…even if you’ve
> received millions of dollars in funding…don’t think that the whole world
> has low standards and is lazy! Someone WILL eventually build something
> better than we can presently imagine.
>
> First mover advantage and the network effect are vastly overrated. At the
> risk of stating cliches, the Mac came before the Windows PC…Yahoo! came
> before Google…MySpace came before Facebook…Bitcoin came before <we don’t
> know yet>.
>
>
> - Eric Lombrozo
>
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