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Article:
  Myths Open Source Developers Tell Ourselves
Subject:   Thank God someone said it!
Date:   2003-12-12 13:50:13
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Thank God someone said it!

When they start an open source or shareware project, most developers are oblivious to the effort required to support users, and it is often the reason the developer later abandons it. It's one thing to stay up all night cranking out code, quite another to respond to desperate emails from users who don't know where the "any key" is...