At this point it is probably too late to unite the projects, but won't it be possible to at least cooperate?
t00fri wrote:Clearly, what you request, would only have a chance of success, if we'd manage to set up a formal agreement about mutual collaboration (rather than competition). At the same time it must be made clear who has the saying at the development front! Moreover, it must be made clear who is entitled to speak on behalf of your community.
Can you give a more clear suggestion? This doesn't sound very promising. How would such an agreement look like respecting the community? Are we getting political now on an open source project?