> Three years ago I looked at the projects that perished in 2007 for
> NewsForge. There were nine projects on that year's Big Sleep list, and
> although this is not an exact parallel (the 2007 article only covered
> projects I personally had written about during the preceding year), I
> can't help but notice that only one of them has survived in any form that
> I can identify today. There is reason to be hopeful about at least three
> or four of this year's victims.
On that 2007 list was the WengoPhone, which became QuteCom. While there have not been a huge number of releases, and the website is essentially unchanged from the launch, it is not the case that the project is dead.