Amen, Bro .. and to be avoided like the plague!
1 - If I did not try to buy something at the best realistic and responsible price, I am doing myself or my company a disservice.
2 - If you can't do it in the time from I'm looking for, just say so. Is that so hard?
3 - There are many reasons why to stop doing business with a previous firm .. maybe they let you down .. maybe they got too busy (legitimately), maybe you found out they were gouging you. Maybe you realized that what they built previously really didn't work the way it was supposed to work .. never happens, right?:0
Happens all the time in the real world of customer vendor relations. Just because you can rub two code snippets together doesn't grant you some special immunity from commercial standards.