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[REBOL] Re: Some Morpheus news ...

From: carl:cybercraft at: 15-Mar-2002 19:28

On 15-Mar-02, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Hi, > some Morpheus related news .... > > > 1. week of April we should finally know, if new Morpheus is or is > not Rebol powered ....
Another report here... Previously, the site only housed the software that enabled users to share files. The new site will still run on the same technology, but users will be directed to a separate site,, to gain access to the software. same technology ? "MorpheusOS"? Well, their download page is at... How long has it had the "OS" in its URL? That certainly gives it a REBOL flavor. There's discussion in that article about whether their business model will work. "But it's a model that's been proven difficult to generate revenue. It's a tough thing because the vast majority of users go to download popular music -- they are going to find a limited audience." I doubt it'll work too, as people don't like being asked for money every ten minutes. Basic human nature. A better idea would be subscribing to such a network where the subscribers have unrestricted access to everything and with the content providers receiving their cut of those subscriptions based on how popular their content is. Need a lot of stuff there to make people believe it was worth subscribing to in the first place though. -- Carl Read