[FoRK] Ning, a social app construction set

Luis Villa luis.villa
Tue Oct 4 16:18:33 PDT 2005


On 10/4/05, Lucas Gonze <lgonze at panix.com> wrote:
> mattj at newsblip.com wrote:
>
> > Quoting Jim Whitehead <ejw at soe.ucsc.edu>:
> >
> >> The main flaw, that I can see, is that any really successful business
> >>  using Ning might feel uncomfortable with Ning having so much control
> >>  over their fate.
> >
> >
> > Very interesting!
> > Another possible flaw (for some) is that the terms allow anyone to
> > freely (and
> > easily) clone your code and use it as the basis of another project.
> > But if
> > that doesn't bother you, it sounds intriguing.
>
>
> The answer to these two issues is related: one possible premium service
> is the ability to keep your code private.
>
> (*I am not speaking for 24HL!*)

They do mention this possibility in their FAQ, FWIW.

Luis



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