Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on August 30, 2006 04:33 AM
Hire somebody else to do it. You have the source. It's no different than the vast majority of software in the world, which is developed on-site. Shrink-wrap developers, software distributors (OSS or not), they are the minority bit-players in the software world.
At least it's possible, when getting (and possibly customizing) canned open software, to continue to support and customize the stuff when the 'provider' would rather you follow their business needs rather than your own. Your choices are far more restricted when you depend on closed solutions.