The VSE and Cincom discussion – part 2

A few days ago I posted about a discussion group mail about the state of Visual Smalltalk Enterprise. Since the original posting, a few comments showed up on squeak-dev, but nothing really new as compared to the last few times when VSE users tried to convince Cincom and other companies to open source the product.

Now Henrik, who started the discussion, also posted two comments on this blog, which I would like to respond to.

But before I do so, let me say that I neither have any information on what Cincom owns or not, nor do I know anything about Seagull or Rocket Software. I even have no idea how much Cincom charges for VSE support, nor have I ever needed their support and therefore have no idea if their support is good or not.

So let’s take a look at Henrik’s comments: