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Re: Zimbra barely qualifies as open source

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on November 07, 2008 11:03 PM
I thought about using Zimbra in my company recently.
I later decided against it. I wanted opensource not because I wanted it free($) but for other reasons.

My question is this. What if Microsoft bought Yahoo, what would happen to my investment in Zimbra.
MS has thier proprietory exchange, what incentive would they have for keeping Zimbra. They could make it fully proprietory but would more likely kill the project as they have done with similar "opensource" projects they have bought.

WIll Zimbra license allow someone to continue the opensource part of it if this happens.

This bothers me more about some opensource projects more than anything else.

What do you think? AM I just been paranoid?


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