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Why opensource projects fail


1. code never reach version 1
2. small developer base, single developer
3. lack of project experience
4. core developer leaves the project
5. small user base
6. lack of documentation
7. lack of installer, install instruction
8. abandonment
9. alternatives exist
10. litigation
11. money (lack of)
12. lack of time(marriage/love/new job)

got more reasons, please reply would add those too with your name

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Open Source, tags: open source, business model
created:05/07/2006 10:11AM
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