[TxMt] Are there any plans to make TextMate free and open source?
fredb7 at starflam.com
Mon Aug 29 17:10:01 UTC 2005
On 29 août 05, at 10:22, Mats Persson wrote:
> On 29 Aug 2005, at 02:44, Justin French wrote:
>> I'd much rather see TextMate remain closed source –– the model
>> currently in use is perfect. Allan works on the heart of TextMate
>> (an extensible text editor architecture), then we (the community)
>> contribute open source bundles that provide TextMate with features
>> which are very focused to a specific language or market.
>> TextMate (to me) is already the perfect balance between a closed
>> and open source. You can still contribute to TextMate's
>> functionality (via the Bundles), yet Allan can maintain control
>> over the main direction of the application.
> Agreed 100%! (Very well put)
> Another point that should be pointed out is that Allan is *very*
> good at taking/responding to your ideas/input, and implements many
> of them very quickly or keeps them on his ToDo list for future
> work. Having said that though, it would be even better if there was
> two Allan's working on TM all the time ;-)
OK! Let's code a second Allan then! ;)
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