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#1 pelago


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Posted 26 October 2004 - 01:27 PM

To BJ: what are your thoughts on making MXM open source (hosted on sourceforge or similar)?

This has probably been discussed before, although I couldn't find it. There have been plenty of threads asking when the next version is out, and I know you're working on important behind the scenes features. (By the way. I apologise that although I'm a WIP tester I have given very little input). But I've seen many closed source projects die because the maintainer had no time to maintain it, and I worry MXM is going down that route.

Open source seems to have helped XBMP/XBMC, and even Surreal 64 has got a boost.

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Posted 26 October 2004 - 01:40 PM

huh.gif It is allready totally open source... It's distributed with the binary I believe.

And it isn't dieing, the last 12 months have seen great additions to the WIP binaries smile.gif

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Posted 30 October 2004 - 03:28 AM

It is open source.

However, there's no CVS tree, and source is released with a public release, so that's why WIP source is not out.

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Posted 03 November 2004 - 10:27 PM

Ok, I'm a fool!

Sourceforge-style CVS open source was what I really had in mind, where it would be easy for people to contribute and collaborate, and people could compile CVS binaries and so on. But never mind.

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