unstrung: tied to nothing but

unstrung: tied to nothing but the future

Now most people in the wireless industry haven’t followed the open-source shtick to closely, and with good reason. They’re too busy creating proprietary software that does the exact same thing as seven-hundred other companies and thinking that “Maybe if our widget is a little beter than the other 699, we really will make that 5 billion dollar 2002 revenue projection we put in our business plan!”

Standing on the toes of giants, or something like that.