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Sander Houttekier • Edited on

Except for the fact that pure open source projects without backing of such big commercial companies often die after the developers lose interest or the time to maintain it next to their commercial jobs to make a living. Not that it can't be done but it definitely cannot be the only way to do it.

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Paddy3118

Closed source projects die too. G+ anyone? Internet explorer?

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Jorge Castro

Indeed.

killedbygoogle.com/

But it does not change the even big open source projects are struggling, for example, Docker, and Docker is a big one.

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Paddy3118

Docker, it's usage pails in comparison to that of the one-time leading browser that was IE. Being closed-source didn't stop IE from loosing it's crown.