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This is one of the reasons you're using open-source software, right? You could make the very same argument for "what happens if my very expensive, proprietary, closed-source library suddenly falls over? Will there be someone available at [large, monolithic software company] to fix it for me?" With open-source software, at least you have the chance to ...


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The solution to developing applications where bugs or lack of features have a high risk of causing your work to stop is to not use high risk libraries. Boring and lame, I know.. You said this is an alpha release. Don't use alpha releases for critical projects. It's not even a beta release, let alone 1.0 so this sort of thing is to be expected. The entire ...



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