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Re: [ide-dev] Cross-platform free Visual Studio


All of those options exist. They are just not open source.  Open source has a defined meaning:

The Eclipse Foundation is an open source community. There are other places and companies which promote the models which you describe.

On 30/04/2015 3:31 PM, Michael Scharf wrote:
On 2015-04-30 20:49, Mike Milinkovich wrote:
On 30/04/2015 12:57 PM, Fabio Zadrozny wrote:
​ell, what can I say, I do contribute back things from LiClipse to open source


I certainly understand that you need to eat :)  I was just meant that there are limits to what the rest of us can do with your code if it's not OSS.

Is closed source the only alternative to open source?

Can there be open source without the product being free of charge?

Why not having a model where "invited" participants support the work?

Or, if you get access to the code, you agree *not* to make it freely

Mike Milinkovich
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