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From "Darryl L. Pierce" <dpie...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: proton: motivation and strategy
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:40:04 GMT
On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 08:23:14AM -0400, Rafael Schloming wrote:
> While both of these fall under the very broad remit of promoting
> adoption of AMQP, it simply doesn't work to mix the two strategies
> within the same project with no delineation. If you do you're
> essentially asking people to embed their competitor's component into
> their broker so that their users can more easily migrate over to the
> competition.

Remember Palm and their business model? It's a good analogy to remember
how they tried to produce both the software for OEMs but also handsets
that competed with the OEMs. They fragmented their own market and it
destroyed them when a viable alternative came along.

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