druck: "I'd prefer if MW didn't go near the Xara source when its opened, as its GPL and he needs to eat."
It may be beyond your imagination/experience, but there are businesses making money producing GPL-licensed software. In fact, given the general technical hands-off nature of most of the RISC OS scene these days, perhaps one could run such a business providing RISC OS applications. If people are willing to put down a wad of cash for a zero updates per year proprietary software subscription, perhaps they'd be inclined to put their money into something where they actually get the sources and some measure of control, rather than "pretend big company" press releases and roadmaps.
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