A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy
Carl Shapiro and Hal R. Varian
Errata in printing
- 33, 5 lines up, "copyright" should be "trademark"
- 59, 386SX should be 486SX
- 208, delete the sentence about the Finnish railroad gauge. In 1857 when
the decision was made, Finland was part of Russia. The Finns wanted a narrower
gauge, ostensibly because it was cheaper to build, but czar Alexander II insisted
on the Russian standard.
- 100. Table 4.1. In heading row of table, replace "Sites" with
"Seats" (3 times)
- 240, under Keep up your momentum. Replace NBC with CBS (2 times).
- 257, 4th paragraph, last 2 lines should read: "...subset of SGML. The
danger, of course, is that XML will splinter in the same way Unix did, with
multiple dialects being promulgated."
- 261, line 3. "and HDTV" should be "in HDTV".
- 284, should be "Atari was dominant in the first generation of video
games, then Nintendo in second-generation, 8-bit systems. Sega made inroads
by being first to market a 16-bit system in the U.S., and recently Sony has
been giving Nintendo a run for its money in 64-bit systems."
- 320, 330. Ray Deneckere's name is misspelled.
- 320, Maskin and Riley (1984) and Tirole (1988) were omitted from the references;
the references are available in the expanded bibliography.
Errata in earlier
- 33, Table 21. The source is garbled; the correct source is listed under
"Lesk" on page 332 of the bibliography.
- 39. line 4. The $10 at the end of this line should be $100.
- 58, line 6. Cut "much".
- p59, line 10-11. Change "Series F" to "standard".
- 215, last full paragraph. Sentence reads "Both CBS and RCA were secretly
pleased. CBS was able to make sets anyhow." The "able" should be
- 279, 2nd full paragraph. Replace "Corbis" with "Claris"
to read "Then they established a subsidiary, Claris, to do applications development.
When this soured relations with other developers, they spun Claris off."