When open source projects close the process, something's wrong
Posted by: Anonymous
on November 06, 2007 10:25 PM
This article is completely stupid...
Gimp and oxygen dev, did try to open their work BEFORE it is released. Please do note that they could have NOT done so. A lot of project open the source AFTER the software is released.
I assume it would have not shocked you if gimp devs would have made their choices silently on a private mailing list without asking any user... and then publishing the code on some svn repository (with read only access of course). That would have been a really "true" and legal open development process in your eyes.
You are "spitting in the soup" as we say in France.