Open Source LiveCode Project

Andrew Kluthe andrew at ctech.me
Tue Jan 29 10:29:50 EST 2013


I had just paid for three years of commercial updates to livecode
complete. Will I get the updates I paid for to the new commercial
license for that time period?

regards,

Andrew Kluthe


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Heather Laine <heather at runrev.com> wrote:
> Dear David,
>
> What you own is yours. If you have purchased (say) a LiveCode 4.5 license, under our existing "perpetual" license EULA, that EULA applies to that license. You will always be able to build closed source apps using LiveCode 4.5 (as long as you have hardware that will run it and its feature set meets your needs).
>
> If you want to build closed source apps using LiveCode 6.0, under the new dual licensing, you will need to purchase a new Commercial license and the new EULA will apply.
>
> The term "invited to renew" means that no-one is forcing you to renew. It is an invitation.
>
> Regards,
>
> Heather
>
> On 29 Jan 2013, at 15:09, David C. wrote:
>
>> Thank you very much for the prompt reply, Kevin,
>> ...however, I'm not quite sure that the FAQ addresses my concern, or
>> at least it still seems a bit unclear.
>>
>> From the FAQ:
>> "We will continue to honor your existing license terms until its
>> expiry date. Once it expires you will be invited to renew with one of
>> the new license types. You will also have the option to use the
>> community edition if it fulfills your specific needs."
>>
>> The term "invited to renew" is far too vague to be comfortable in my
>> view, so from the standpoint of a "perpetual" license, please explain
>> at what point the license actually expires to the point that it can no
>> longer be used commercially?  The latest license I have is for version
>> 4.53, so will I be able to continue using that commercially or not and
>> if so, for how long?
>>
>> Regards,
>> David C.
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Kevin Miller <kevin at runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Yes existing licenses remain the same until the end of their term.
>>> Existing perpetual licenses are just that - perpetual. You can see more
>>> details in the FAQ http://runrev.com/home/ks1/?preview
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>>
>>> Kevin
>>>
>>> Kevin Miller ~ kevin at runrev.com ~ http://www.runrev.com/
>>> LiveCode: Unleash Your Killer App
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 29/01/2013 14:48, "David C." <davidocoker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> We  are hugely excited to be launching this project today:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1755283828/open-source-edition-of-liv
>>>>> ecode
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hey folks,
>>>> For existing customers, what is the effective date for requiring that
>>>> an application be released open sourced versus commercial as usual?
>>>> Also, when will details be provided as to what the cost will be for a
>>>> commercial license?
>>>>
>>>> For example, with a license for the 4.53 version, I have two
>>>> applications very close to being able to release as commercial
>>>> products... at what point do I need to be concerned with purchasing a
>>>> new commercial license or offering my source code?
>>>>
>>>> Is a perpetual licenses from earlier version not exempt for the open
>>>> source model?
>>>>
>>>> Regard,
>>>> David C.
>>>>
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> Heather Laine
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> LiveCode - Unleash Your Killer App
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Regards,

Andrew Kluthe
andrew at ctech.me




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