>In a message dated 99-09-10 16:03:20 EDT, email@example.com (Robert
>Bradbury) wrote of Richard Barbrook's Cybercommunist Manifesto:
>> This is relevant for people to look at because it considers
>> the possibility that open-source "gift" economy may transcend
>> capitalism. Even if it isn't accurate now, it may have the
>> right idea when the NanoSantas arrive.
Still haven't read the full manifesto, but this looks like the approach I floated in THE SPIKE (1997). And of course it had been discussed in this forum before that.