On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Tim Spalding <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I think it's a terrible mistake for them. Their marginal cost is zero;
> they don't need to do this.
Their marginal cost may be quite low, but I'm fairly sure it's not
zero. Cycles, storage, and bandwidth aren't free.
Amazon has never struck me as a stupid or capricious company --
witness the fact that they survived the .com bust. They've probably
thought rather hard about whether they need to spend developer cycles
and client goodwill before making this change.