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That is very true, not only with commercial software but also with
Commercial software requires revenue generation. Companies can cut down
on maintenance to increate their margins. remember that support is a
cost center, not a profit center.

In Open Source a lot depends on the interest of the development team.
Again, if the primary developers get tired of it, they can leave, and in
many times a good product goes dormant.

On 06/01/2014 09:14 AM, Richard Pieri wrote:
> Jerry Feldman wrote:
>> They are 2 nearly identical products in the same market. In any case, it
>> does not matter.
> No, it doesn't. I don't understand why you brought it up in the first place.
> What matters is my initial point regarding LibreOffice: that Oracle's
> stewardship is an example of how transferring ownership of a project can
> turn very sour very quickly.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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