Spit out the marbles and take your medicine like a man, you overgrown patsies.
"The original goal of Aperi was to build a diverse community of committers to help share the burden of the "framework" in order to free up resources in all member companies to expand on the higher level functionality. Over the years, we have not been able to build up this diverse community despite many efforts. The interest just wasn't there."
Tell me that is not the same as ..... Find a Leader who can Lead and Tell us what we should be Doing Now for the Future and what we will can be doing in the Future.
Oh, and re ... "The interest just wasn't there." is a crutch to ease the pain of them not having had any Leading Intelligence.