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Re: collab.net support

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-16 20:27:52 CET

"Robert Anderson" <RWA@sbcglobal.net> writes:

> So, given the choice between developing a rev. ctl. solution that
> has most of its activation energy coming from a commercial
> venture and one that does not, I'll tend to choose the latter for
> basic reasons of economic self-interest.

I truthfully don't follow your argument at all. It's not as though
Collabnet is the only company in the world that's allowed to make a
profit from Subversion. Anyone can do so. Go ahead and start your
own company. :-)

But for what it's worth: if Collabnet and its employees suddenly
vanished from the face of the earth, this project would keep going
strong. Subversion already works, and has a big community of
developers. It's way past the point of "depending" on Collabnet.

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Received on Mon Dec 16 20:30:14 2002

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