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markee174: "They can make money where they can sell additional value above and beyond the free product."

They meaning Xara?

"Beyond a printed manual, where is the added value on a product like Xara/Artrworks?"

Well, as is noted on the Xara Web site, there are a few proprietary things that they can't release under the GPL. Just like Sun sells StarOffice - a proprietary edition of OpenOffice.org with "unopenable" extras - it's very likely that Xara could sell a similar edition of their software. They can do this because they own all of the code right now and can license it any way they choose.

 is a RISC OS Userguestx on 15/10/05 5:22PM
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