Amazon and Open Source
Subject:   Amazon's "success"
Date:   2004-02-14 22:12:00
From:   eggboard
I see that Tim didn't use the word "successful" in his reply. has yet to be seen to be successful. They have enormous revenue, but they have to demonstrate a consistent ability to have positive earnings coupled with earnings growth to be a successful company. They have done a staggering job in reducing expenses while keeping prices low and running one of the most astounding data operations of all time. And they're clearly a sustainable business. But their success is still up for grabs. (Disclosure: I worked there in 96-97.)

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  1. Amazon's "success"
    2005-04-01 03:15:12  mankuthimma [View]

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