Do you know of any examples of situations where the developers have made open source the project and regretted it?

Interested in examples of domestic projects and foreign.
June 10th 19 at 15:16
9 answers
June 10th 19 at 15:18
Feature of open source is that it is very difficult to "screw up" project...
A complex project is not only code, but also the team, infrastructure, name recognition.
If you steal for example the source code of Facebook, even though the us*is but there's no way to do in the foreseeable future clone of Facebook...it will be easier from zero to write
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And if suddenly the competitor will be able to do in your code exactly takoyzhe more successful service, this will only be an indication that your product would have died anyway...but the difference is that on him no one would know
Your point is clear to me, however, I would like to still find examples of failed open source project (not because of my harm, but only to satisfy professional interest) - Turner.Wyman54 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:21
the failure of the project - this is the standard situation in the development
From failure no one will be upset - marilyne_Roh commented on June 10th 19 at 15:24
go to github and find libraries that have not been updated since the last and early years. I think they can be considered a failure. - Conrad.Stark commented on June 10th 19 at 15:27
There are tools that are not updated, but if this continues to solve problems for which they were created. So far all such projects it is appropriate to call a failure. - devin58 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:30
Wait. So Zuckerberg stole the source code from Winklevoss Facebook and make your Facebook. - elliott.Cartwrig commented on June 10th 19 at 15:33
what I'm saying, if you took the source code and managed on the basis of them to make a successful project, your project was a failure anyway, regardless of this, once you are unable on the basis of THEIR sources to do anything, and the stranger understood and launched a shot - aliya.Miller82 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:36
naive - elliott.Cartwrig commented on June 10th 19 at 15:39
OK, I agree, I got excited)) - Conrad.Stark commented on June 10th 19 at 15:42
June 10th 19 at 15:20
You can't regret what I did? Even if it is open source.
Perhaps due to the fact that the project was open source, the developers lost profit (for example, the code is nicely "wrapped" and sold by other developers), or vulnerability found in the project affected loss of profits/investors/reputation. - Turner.Wyman54 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:23
So after this main pipeline hire for the money

Or OpenSRS wasn't anything special

In any opensorce there is a note that you use it at your own risk - marilyne_Roh commented on June 10th 19 at 15:26
June 10th 19 at 15:22
Perhaps the story trucrypt will fit your description.
June 10th 19 at 15:24
Should happen something extraordinarie for such grief

The only thing I see as a cause of trouble to write code that will break the NDA and/or noncompete

But again disappointment not because of the project itself, but because of the consequences
June 10th 19 at 15:26
To git a couple of things found. Shoot will not, but the point is that a turnip, which should have been closed remained open access.
So thank abolhasan, who believed that everyone knows))
For now there are a couple of very powerful and widely used engines ;)
Ppl were ready? - Turner.Wyman54 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:29
Yes. And prod work))
Read jobs. In one of the firms was required conver. I burned the subject, so like someone broke)) - marilyne_Roh commented on June 10th 19 at 15:32
Odd kind of garbage. - Conrad.Stark commented on June 10th 19 at 15:35
June 10th 19 at 15:28
The projects that I regret not know, but very often you meet opencarry a project that is spinning in the cloud with chips, but as an enterprise solution.
June 10th 19 at 15:30
blizzard and the wc3 map editor. valve then very much worked on dota, and blizzy lost that profit
The mapping is not opensores. - Turner.Wyman54 commented on June 10th 19 at 15:33
technically no, I fully agree. but nominally the same and the situation on request of TS. - marilyne_Roh commented on June 10th 19 at 15:36
June 10th 19 at 15:32
Yes there is - the Internet
June 10th 19 at 15:34
Probably here is an example https://habrahabr.ru/post/331462/ people spared of wasted time as I thought, but it does not depend on opencores you or not.

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