[lug] Development & reporting tool choices

Mike Stanczyk stanczyk at pcisys.net
Fri Feb 6 15:34:35 MST 2009

On Fri, 6 Feb 2009, Kevin Kempter wrote:

> The plan is to open source it once we gain some visibility in the market. I've
> had some discussions about our tool with one of the big players in this niche
> and they've already warned us that if we open source it too early they'll pull
> it into their product and support it themselves, leaving us out of the
> picture... I am a huge fan of open source, I'm still trying to work out how to
> make this work.
> Maybe I'll pop in to the meeting this month and get some more feedback, there
> I'll be able to share more details

It might be worth talking to the people who develop RT (Request Tracker).
www.bestpractical.com.  RT is open-source but they make money on RT consulting
and RT hosting.


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