16 Mar '12, 7am

Shutting down a product? Open source it.

March 16, 2012 Tagged: copycopter crowdtap iora health new life open source spring has sprung i18n internationalization localization Comments (View) Copycopter is now open source One month ago, we informed Copycopter customers that we would be shutting the service down on April 15th and they would no longer be charged. This news triggered a domino effect across the internet. AOL followed up by shutting down Instant Messenger . Milk then shut down Oink and users are fretting that Posterous will shut down after its acquisition by Twitter. Why are we shutting it down? Copycopter has worked beautifully for its purpose: editing live copy in Rails app using the I18n (internalization) API . However, as a business, we try to make money and Copycopter has not served that purpose very well. So, we’ve been spending our time on other things. What is happening to Copycopter now? It is ...

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