[jdom-interest] JDOM license evaluation

Patrick Dowler patrick.dowler at nrc.ca
Thu May 17 16:55:06 PDT 2001

On 17 May 2001 16:20, Bryan Thale wrote:
> Here's a risk of using commercial software to consider:
> You may be forced by the vendor to "upgrade" to an inferior or buggy or
> bloated version of the software simply because they will no longer
> support the version you are using.  With open source software, you need
> never upgrade if you don't need or want to.  That is a particular
> advantage for embedded products.

Good thing that never actually happens :-)  It would really suck :-(

Patrick Dowler
Canadian Astronomy Data Centre
National Research Council
Victoria, BC

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