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part sixStarting a Software Business

twenty-fourFOREWORD TO ERIC SINK ON THE BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2006

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Eric Sink has been hanging around Joel on Software since the early days. He was one of the creators of the Spyglass web browser, he created the AbiWord open source word processor, and now he's a developer at SourceGear, which produces source code control software.

But most of us around here know him from his contributions as host of The Business of Software, a discussion group that has become the hub for the software startup crowd. He coined the term "micro-ISV," he's been writing about the business of software on his blog ...

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