R: R: [Zope-DB] ZODBCDA for Python 2.3.3

Philip Kilner phil at xfr.co.uk
Fri Apr 2 10:49:44 EST 2004

Hi Charlie,

Charlie Clark wrote:
>>Re. support (theoretical given the above), it would /have/ to be
>>community supported. I use the Mercury/32 mail server (From David
>>Harris, the guy who wrote Pegasus), and this works in the same way -
>>free product, commercial support available at cost, list support from
>>community. Not sure we'd have the critical mass for that anyway...
> This simply hasn't worked for us so far. As I said those who are prepared 
> to pay for licences also seem to be prepared to pay for support.

To be fair, although it works for me (and many other happy Mercury / 
Pegasus users), I'm far from sure it works for David Harris. He simply 
has his own reasons for using a closed source / free software model.

> There are lists like this which do provide some great help and I'm 
> particularly grateful to Dieter Maurer and others on this list for their 
> help in the past but you often can't rely on this in software projects.




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