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Old 24 April 2017, 17:29   #116
ptyerman
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Originally Posted by E-Penguin View Post
Open-source doesn't have to be the end of commercial activity - look at Linux. RedHat made roughly a squillion dollars last year selling a collection of open source software.

Now, obviously, there's perhaps not quite as much money to be made in the Amiga world, but it goes to show that Cloanto and the like needn't be scared of open-sourcing hitting their bottom lines.
Indeed! I would probably support them more if they was involved in this. I wouldn't be against them being the gatekeepers of the whole open source project either if they decided to be involved as such. Every project needs a leader after all, and I think they are ideally placed to hold that role.
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