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FOSS[edit]

Have they ever delivered on their open-source promise? There is no sourcecode available from the xaraextreme website (SVN repo is down) and I cannot find any information anywhere as to whether the code was ever actually 1) released 2) released under a FOSS license.

If not, that section should probably be deleted or it should be noted that they have never followed through on their promises. 88.89.143.64 (talk) 15:26, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Gaddesden Place[edit]

So where is Xara located? Gaddesden Place, UK? Is that a town?--Hhielscher 16:06, 12 October 2005 (UTC)

Why was the named changed to XARA? What is the historical and/or cultural significance of that name? Please feel free to respond to me at: westonhyter@yahoo.com

XARA[edit]

The name change according to the company website http://www.xara.com/history.asp

Where did the name come from? I saw a girl called Zara on TV and thought that was an unusual name. 
But decided to make it bit more unusual by putting an X in place of the Z, so a bit like Xerox. 
This had the benefit of being short, unusual, most importantly trademarkable around the world, 
and one where we could get the domain name. The downside is that we're always at the end of any
alphabetical list!"

--Andy Mayer 9:33, 20 October 2006

Fair use rationale for Image:XaraLogo.png[edit]

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BetacommandBot 12:33, 6 July 2007 (UTC)