idg.se article and a translation below:http://www.idg.se/ArticlePages/200508/1 ... XW.dbp.aspThe developers of Mambo and Miro choose to go in a different pathMiro is trying to take control over the open source project Mambo, asserts the developers of the project, who have left Mambo and started up Opensourcematters.org.The content managing system has won
a numerous of awards around the world. The latest award was the best open source solution on Linuxworld in San Fransisco.Mambo has
it origin from a CMS solution developed by the australian Miro, which released it on Sourceforge under the GPL license. It didn't took long time before developers flocked round the application and everything was in peace and order until the day Miro took decision to withdraw the product and revoke the GPL license.Because of
the source code had been elaborated under GPL, the community manage put pressure on Miro and force the company to release the source code a further time. It was in this occasion that Mambo was born.Miro announced during
the last week Linuxworld that the company has founded a foundation which has as aim to take care of Mambo in the future. This looks at the surface as a good idea but this has been made without the 19 developers knowledge who have developed Mambo on more or less full time basis and have now started up on their own.According to the developers with
Andrew Eddie and Brian Teeman in the front are Miros actions only a further attempt to take control over the application.In the continuation
we are with all probabality going to see two different project based on the present Mambo. One project will be developed by Opensourcematters.org, who consist of 19 developers who have left Mambo, while the other project will be developed under Miros direction.You can read
more on Opensourcematter website and on the website for Mambo.
Translation of an article in idg.se dated 20th of August. IDG is Swedens biggest publisher of computer magazines.