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From "Sandy McArthur" <>
Subject Re: [all] Jira?
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 22:27:39 GMT
On 4/26/06, Mario Ivankovits <> wrote:
> Hi!
> > I know Jelly are on Jira already, and Struts have just moved over to
> > Jira. Wondering what the view is nowadays on Commons moving to Jira?
> >
> I am -1 on moving to jira.
> I dont understand why we - the open source developers and our users -
> should help testing a commercial application.
> And given that even for a mid-size company the minimum required license
> is the "professional" one - and its update policy - it is a rather
> expensive thing.
> Also I dont understand whats the great benefit for us - compared to
> bugzilla - that we act as a marketing plattform for jira.
> Sorry if I completely missed the point. Do not hesitate to correct me.
> Ciao,
> Mario

It doesn't make sense to be this adverse to commercial software if you
agree with the ASL. If you truly have a distaste for commercial
software then the GPL is probably more fitting with your goals.

+0 I'm not that familar with Jira so I won't take a strong position
but I'm all for removing bariers from getting stuff done. If Jira lets
people do more with less effort then I'm all for it.

Sandy McArthur

"He who dares not offend cannot be honest."
- Thomas Paine

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