Originally Posted by jotd
How many project sources have been lost because authors kept the sources private...
ex: most commercial games, lots of excellent PD software, AmigaOS sources
there are also many where sources are available but noone there continuing to develop. But you are right... if someone wants to give up his software it is better to open the sources so there is at least a chance. But in this case (based on public statements) this seems not to be the case, at least not yet