I'd prefer if MW didn't go near the Xara source when its opened, as its GPL and he needs to eat. But if anyone finds a feature in they'd like in Artworks 3, another programmer can examine the source and write a comprehensive spec to enable Martin to produce a clean room implementation. But so as the GPL fans don't get upset, there is nothing stopping anyone MW included from producing a GPL'd Artworks plug-in based on some of the Xara code.
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