Subject: Re: {fsb} Re: Ximian's proprietary connector for open source Evolution
From: Brian Behlendorf <>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 11:49:48 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, M. Drew Streib wrote:
> *
>   Similar to SourceForge, selling proprietary modules for links to
>   existing development tools around the mostly free Tigris platform.

Actually, Tigris is these days more about point tools like Subversion,
Scarab, and ArgoUML, the tools necessary to build a hosted toolsuite we
closed.  That's where we were getting the outside involvement by the
community, and building the platform is a lot of work that is difficult to
get outside involvement around (in practice, which yes, contravenes
theory).  It's most useful to compare it to the way Websphere relates to