Has the "founders" on-rev package been reduced to 25 GB?

JB sundown at pacifier.com
Sat Jul 11 18:24:36 CEST 2015


I am reasonably happy with my statements.  The
only apology I have is I spelled pussy wrong.

John Balgenorth


On Jul 11, 2015, at 6:05 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

> JB wrote:
> 
>> I ddi not start this conversation about the
>> size limits being changed.
> 
> True, but while the others have expressed their confidence that any apparent change isn't intentional, your post not only suggested it may have been, but then also went further to suggest that such unilateral changes to contractual obligations may be something they're doing with other agreements as well.
> 
> Moreover, Mark Wieder offered the sound reminder that many factors can affect apparent disk usage, such as spam bins which have been overflowing with the recent rise in global spam activity, so it may not even be a mistake on their part but just a spam bin that needs to be emptied.
> 
> Exactly why Simon's disk usage appears lower than he expected is still unknown, but the one thing we do know is that the people at LiveCode Ltd. have consistently honored their license agreements.   They've frequently posted here confirming this when questions arise, and I've seen nothing to the contrary in my 18 years of doing business with them.
> 
> Please stop and think about it for a minute:  for any party to attempt to unilaterally alter contractual terms in ways that favor themselves to the detriment of the other party would be a breach of contract in most jurisdictions, and unethical in all of them.
> 
> That's a very serious allegation, even if raised behind the accountability dodge of "if".
> 
> It boils down to raising unfair questions of character, and if you're going to question the character of any of my friends, whether it's Kevin or Klaus or Scott Rossi or Mark Wieder or anyone else, you will meet with an equally strong response.
> 
> If you're unhappy with the response to what you've written, next time consider writing something different.
> 
> 
>> I said IF because I do not know for sure and I
>> gave them a small benefit of the doubt.
> 
> We seem to be in agreement that you don't know what happened with Simon's account, which leaves this reader wondering why you expanded the scope of the discussion to include license agreements no one was talking about.
> 
> If you want to give them the benefit of the doubt maybe that was a post that didn't need to be sent at all, and just wait until Monday when they'll likely chime in here.
> 
> I'll wager that when they do they'll once again confirm their commitment to honoring their license and service agreements, as they've consistently done over the years.
> 
> 
> 
> TL/DR: It would be not only more pleasant but also more productive if we could kindly refrain from random conjecture and instead solve problems by focusing on known facts, and asking appropriate sources of information for any facts needed.
> 
> --
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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