Adobe... joins Blender development fund?!?! https://www.blender.org/press/adobe-joins-blender-development-fund/
Probably the most shocking traditionally-proprietary-rival-funding-a-FOSS-project news I've ever heard. But I trust Ton Roosendaal in how smart they've been about Blender's institutional growth.
@cwebber Since blender has quite a good track record with the user and developer communities thus far I will start with the assumption that this is a case of "if you can't beat them, join them". I would certainly like to see FOSS become mainstream in this space the way it has in IT but also hope that it does so without the brazen exploitation.
The other thing is apparently there will be some plugins that make Blender more easily interface with Adobe stuff, which I hadn't seen when I made the post originally: https://blog.adobe.com/en/publish/2021/07/20/blender-development-fund-partnership.html#gs.6z62mu
Also, it's less shocking in a sense than I was thinking; I had mixed up which A-prefixed proprietary company controlled Maya. Oops.
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