We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers.
Well, another market is being created now out of Internet technology.
In my column series 'The Main Thing,' I often talk about how Internet technology can improve the way people communicate - both within a business and between a business and its customers and partners.
We can collaborate with a Netscape employee or partner who's halfway around the world. We can distribute information and software to customers and shareholders, and get their feedback.
I don't believe in government regulation of the software industry.
I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites.