Subject Re: [IBO] Open Source Marathon
Author Jason Wharton
> this is a good point; however, I still feel trustware is more a closed
> source model than an open source model, and I don't think all the good
> things are in trustware and all the bad things are in OS.
> The only thing I know is that an IB_Console replacement is needed, and
> that Marathon is a very good candidate. I fear trustware would limit the
> diffusion of the product (as though Delphi itself, the VCL and who knows
> how many third party commercial components weren't enough).
> Is this a reasonable concern?

Why do you say Trustware is "closed"? Anyone who wishes to participate in
the development of the product gets the full source and there is no charge.

Where are the disadvantages in this?

The only thing it doesn't allow that Open Source does is forking.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ