(among other things) publisher of the
The company behind the free and open-source
(framework for developing web applications, with a suite of applications such as content management, bboard, and so forth).
Now no longer a going concern; went down in a FlamingPileOfDoom
's account at
and an alternative account at
What a soap opera. But it's easy to see where they destroyed themselves: they took money from the wolves. The moral might be phrased thusly: Don't go to bed with anyone you don't want to wake up next to.
This is why
's bullshit about passion and overtime and obsession over quality and craftsmanship (see
) is just that: bullshit. Look what he did. In the end, he took the money and ran.
Be wary of those who seem too eager to exploit your "passion".
wrote about these events from his point of view are at odds with your conclusions here. Read what he wrote at
Alas. Now the remnants of
are the property of
in the past when I first dealt with them left me with an impression that they were a bit of an elitist due to the software product. Being an elitist definitely hurt them in the market place. Oh, I forget, they no longer are in the market place.
You wield this word
as if that were something bad. How silly.
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