Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on October 08, 2005 02:53 AM
Uhh betray? how would this be different if they simple just stopped making the software? Oh.. I see, it doesn't because the previous GPL'd versions can be picked up by anyone and continue to be maintained and GPL'd.
Oh.. I see you feel betrayed because of the fact that they felt they could not support themselves under the old model trumped your preciously held vision of how software should be free?
How about instead giving them props for what they've given to the community already.. They tried the OSS model and gave their software away for free.. it didn't work for them as a practical business model.. and now you want to spit on them... This says great things about the OSS community, let me tell you.