Roundcube merger - Ideas from atmail
jason at dixongroup.net
Wed Jul 26 12:49:11 CEST 2006
On Jul 26, 2006, at 6:44 AM, WOODS John wrote:
> I am inclined to agree with Michael on this.
> The timing of this offer is very interesting. Roundcube is very
> close to
> an excellent beta 2 and full release cannot be more than six months
> @mail is doing this on purely commercial grounds (nothing wrong with
> that) but it would be sad to see such a good Open Source project
> disappear as it surely would.
I got a chuckle out of this search.
> However, I would like to understand what would happen to the source
> if Thomas should decide to sell. Who actually owns the code given that
> at least a dozen people have contributed?
> Is it the case that the code will remain open even after he sells
> it and
> therefore couldn't anyone else start a new project from what exists
The code is licensed under the GPL.
> Whatever Thomas does that is his decision and we should all
> him on creating an outstanding webmail client and wish him well.
Agreed. But everyone keep your SVN sync running in the background,
just in case. ;-)
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