Originally Posted by BuZz
We are lacking source - very few Amiga projects come with source (in comparison to the number of closed projects). There have been times in the past where I would have liked to have had the ability to look into/fix a bug with something myself but have been unable to due to the code not being available.
I love the fact on Linux I can contribute fixes back to software - it's really useful.
Indeed it is useful. As I have said earlier, what this brings is options: The software's development can outlive its owner should anyone be interested enough to carry it forward. Plus the old adage that many eyes make all bugs shallow, is only possible when there is even the possibility of many eyes.