I'm far from being a member of the bitch and moan crowed.
Beyond buying games from LGP and Tuxgames whenever possible (even if its more expensive), I also do my best to report bugs, and offer solutions whenever I can.
I fully understand why Micheal Simms is pissed, God knows anyone who ever worked on OSS projects know exactly how he feels. (Though I would imagine that closed source developers on Windows get the same treatment, if not worse; Guess it the nature of the beast...)
Never the less, something isn't right with LGP.
If I compare the responsiveness of LGP and even Micheal himself during the X3 beta (~1.5y ago) to today, one cannot ignore the fact the LGP does look as if they have entered some type of suspended animation. Back in the beta I used to see bugs fixed within days; a couple of weeks ago I sent in a detailed bug report with a possible fix and it have yet to land at LGP's mantis.
I sure hope I'm wrong, but the outlook does look too bright right now. (And with it, my hopes of a X3:TC port [I pledge 200$ for the first copy] )
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