One thing both of these groups have in common is an apocalyptic viewpoint. They both believe that it’s the final battle as far as the current stakeholders are concerned. Obviously they have different perspectives on whether that’s a good thing.

Something you and I have in common is a belief that where things are going is going to be reached by iterative improvements to web music, making the web hospitable to music and vice versa. But I don’t think a lot of people share that, or even have a conception of what it means.