brotherhood_of_LAN - 2:44 pm on Aug 5, 2010 (gmt 0)
are already available as open source
So someone can continue to enhance the service, that's good.
What they are saying is that it is risky to try new Google products.
Indeed... what is "the user adoption we would have liked"? If a Google product isn't a runaway success to begin with, it seems it isn't going to be allowed to get off the ground, ever.