Making Sense of Licenses
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Fri Oct 21 05:34:14 EDT 2011
Good for you. How does your story help me solve my problem or help Mike to decide what to do (or even help OP answer his question ;-) ).
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On 21 okt 2011, at 10:41, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> I've always found Rev very fair, even generous, on pricing, and when I've
> contacted Heather on what my best option was she told me exactly what to buy
> (or actually what not to buy!) to get best value in my circumstances. Its
> one reason why I'm still with Livecode and recommend them. I am sure
> whatever Heather works out will be fair.
> I do still regret the vanishing of Media, it was a really nice way of
> introducing people new to programming to the product, but one can understand
> that is not a very profitable market and companies do have to make a living.
> And there seems to be a Linux premium of some sort now, don't really
> understand that. On the other hand, when I got upgraded to 4x under the new
> licensing terms I was given the top kind of license with more stuff in it,
> so no complaints there, I think that was very fair.
> There is always Python,and Mark Lutz' humongous great book like a huge pile
> of washing up that you know you are going to have to do either tonight or
> tomorrow morning. That book stares at me reproachfully from my shelves
> every morning. I think I might cover it up not to have to be reminded.
> Or R, which I feel about rather like St Augustine, "Lord make me good, but
> not yet". You know you should. Yes, yes I do. Maybe tomorrow.
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