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Mac, 68

Magic Carpet, 158, 162

Magnetic storage, 21, 34

Make option, 192

Management, 9, 121, 167-169, 187

architecture and, 110-114

Conway's law and, 86

customer relationship, 180

digital rights, 161

distributed, 145-166

economic issues and, 309-349 (see also Economic issues)

efficiency and, 76-78

open source programs and, 78-81

organizational theory and, 85-86

privacy and, 140-145

property rights and, 276-284

provisioning and, 129-133

security and, 135-140, 145-166

social issues in, 135-145

software creation and, 69-84

total cost of ownership (TCO) and, 134-135

transition planning and, 133

value chains and, 122-133

Markets. See also Economic issues; Software industry

antitrust and, 296-299

changing forces in, 361-363

component software and, 244-263

government regulation and, 284-299

intermediary exchange and, 225-227

lock-in and, 317-320

network effects and, 311-317

path-dependent effects and, 206

rapidly expanding, 325-326

revenue and, 204

value chains and, 123-133

versioning and, 333-334

Markov models, 304

Material good, 21

Media Key Blocks (MKB), 281-282

Mergers, 296-299

Message-oriented middleware (MOM), 96, 205-207

Metadata, 20

Metcalfe's law, 312-313

Middleware, 95-97, 205-207

Mobile code, 115, 187-188

Mobile IP, 358-359

Mobility, 357-361

Modems, 235-236

Modularity, 2

APIs and, 90-92

Brooks' law and, 87-90

cohesion and, 88

complements and, 93

composability and, 93-94

coupling and, 88

encapsulation and, 88-89

federation of applications and, 60-61

frameworks and, 255

granularity and, 89-90

hierarchical decomposition and, 89-90

horizontal heterogeneity and, 222-227

interaction and, 87

interfaces and, 88, 90-92

interoperable, 93

layering and, 207-219

licensing and, 244-247

protocols and, 90-92

software architecture and, 87-90

suppliers and, 172-174

vertical heterogeneity and, 207-219

Moore's law, 39

application software and, 41

capacity and, 27

delay and, 27-29

expectation fulfillment and, 36-37

heterogeneity and, 222

incrementation of, 30-31

layering and, 222

magnetic storage and, 34

network effects and, 54-55

performance metrics and, 26-29

personnel costs and, 135

provisioning and, 341

scaling and, 34-36

slowing advance and, 351-352

software effects and, 31-33

statement of, 29-30

system bottlenecks and, 33

throughput and, 27

transistor and, 33-34

Moral issues, 6-7

Mozilla, 227

MP3 files, 16, 18, 232-233

MPEG files, 232

Multiple use, 324, 342-343

Multiplexing, 207-209, 366n12

Munitions List, 285




Software Ecosystems(c) Understanding an Indispensable Technology and Industry
Software Ecosystem: Understanding an Indispensable Technology and Industry
ISBN: 0262633310
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 145

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