Anything involving the open-source business model…

Anything involving the open-source business model makes interesting reading β€” and this piece from Joe Morrison (Aazavea) about the end of Mapbox GL JS as open source didn't disappoint.

⚰️ Joe claims open core is dead:

“I still believe open source software is a powerful force for good in the world… but I no longer believe venture-backed companies can responsibly pursue a strategy of giving away the software at the core of their value proposition.”

I'm not sure I agree with everything here, but there are some valid points in the non-WordPress examples Joe brings up.

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