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RE: [wg-c] breaking up (names) is hard to do
At 02:25 AM 8/25/99 , Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> > Although they are new as a business category, registries and
> > registrars
> > entail marketing, sales, technical and operations aspects
> > that are not. It
> > is a business that is quite similar to a number of other,
>As I said Dave, any two-bit book-keeper can back-track cost data for an
>established business. The fallacy is believing that this should be the
>market price. It is why the idea of price controls died at the Federal
And as I pointed out, the "charge as much as the market will tolerate"
guidance doesn't give any guidance.
However, a market with significant competition, or other pressures to lower
price, will drive toward a reasonable price with reasonable profit. In
such cases, there IS a good relationship between costs and price.
While the two-bit bookkeeper might not be sufficient to the task, a first
year MBA is.
Dave Crocker Tel: +1 408 246 8253
Brandenburg Consulting Fax: +1 408 273 6464
675 Spruce Drive <http://www.brandenburg.com>
Sunnyvale, CA 94086 USA <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>