The city of Munich could try recouping some of its costs by selling this solution to other cities like Freiburg.
Not really sure the Munich solution would make a difference in Freiburg. My guess is the leaders in Freiburg lack the courage (or ego?) to see it to the end. Unless a perfect / painless solution exist? Nah
What is left if these are no longer credible advantages?
A new coin will be born?
Paint.NET may not have as many features as GIMP, but it's equally free and not even close to as painful to use.
Visual Studio has had a no-strings-attached free version since, what, 2003? Retire the obsolete FUD please.
I am sure traditional airlines lowered their fares out of good will. It was just a coincidence that low cost carrier appeared at the same time.