Re: [OT] the value of driver source code

You won’t be able to charge what it is worth more than likely, if that
helps.


Bill McKenzie
Compuware Corporation
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“Phil Barila” wrote in message
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> “Christiaan Ghijselinck” wrote in
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> > A very stupid question from a would be professional :
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> > Assume a compant asks you to write a driver of middle/low complexity (
for
> > example a better MS-sample ramdisk ). What would be your price ( US $ )
if
> > you have to deliver both the resulting product and the source code.
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> > I hope I wil receive “many” different responses :slight_smile: .
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> Actually discussing such a thing would put the discussion participants in
> the US, at least, in jeopardy of prosecution for unlawful price-fixing.
Not
> a good topic on any public forum in the US. You need to price it based on
> the time you expect it to take you to develop it, plus whatever additional
> revenue you think you might garner from the retention of the source.
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> Phil
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> Philip D. Barila
> Seagate Technology, LLC
> (720) 684-1842
> As if I need to say it: Not speaking for Seagate.
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