Dear JetBrains Omea Users,
We are pleased to finally come to you with these news.
We know that many of you were waiting for this news for so long, and we would like to thank you for your patience.
So, after several months of thorough work on polishing the software itself and its API, we are happily ready to announce the full availability of our "Omea" line of products in their open-source incarnation.
We hope that this step will allow us to rise the development of this great product to a new level and to attract energy and talents of everybody who likes to participate in this "adventure".
Omea - both source and companion files - is now distributed under GNU GPL v2 License (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html).
Apart from the development of new features and fixing old bugs which did not stop all these months (though that followed mostly our personal priorities, look at (1) in the list of references below), Omea has overcome significant evolutionary changes, which will be useful for wider scope development:
The rules below are not completely elaborated yet, and are the subject for discussion. You are welcome to join this discussion in our newsgroups.
(1) Public Omea Confluence page: http://www.jetbrains.net/confluence/display/OMEA/Home
(2) JetBrains Omea Product page: http://www.jetbrains.com/omea/
(3) JetBrains Omea news groups on the news.jetbrains.com server: news://news.jetbrains.com/jetbrains.omea.pro, news://news.jetbrains.com/jetbrains.omea.reader, news://news.jetbrains.com/jetbrains.omea.dev.
(4) Omea Dev Channel (online chat):
(5) Omea Subversion Repository: http://svn.jetbrains.org/omeaopen
We hope you enjoy this new approach, and wish you always develop with pleasure!
— The JetBrains Omea Team