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Old 10-06-2006, 06:54 AM   #1
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LXer: Why (most) medium sized free software projects are doomed (or, IBM said no)


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Its no secret that I love free software; you dont decide to start a magazine about it and stick with it for years unpaid if you dont. While making Free Software Magazine, I learned a lot about free software and its ecology. What I discovered was sometimes exciting, sometimes disheartening.

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Old 10-06-2006, 07:00 AM   #2
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I cannot understand how any Free software project can become "Abandonware". Clearly the author is missing the point of FOSS is that anybody can take the code and use it, so although individual projects may lack funding, ultimately there will be community support for development if there really is a need for that software.
 
Old 10-06-2006, 03:50 PM   #3
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i my opinion , its actually quite logical to say that it was abandoned because there really arent any needs for it anymore ...


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