“The conventional wisdom is that software development companies
have trouble converting to free and open source (FOSS) business
models. But someone seems to have forgot to mention that to Charles
Moir, the upbeat CEO of Xara.
“Best-known for Xara Xtreme, the graphics editor that competes
against such giants as Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia FreeHand, and
Corel Draw, Xara announced in late 2005 its intention of porting
its flagship product to GNU/Linux…”