Open source, closed source, and the value of code

RM richmondmathewson at
Mon Feb 29 17:25:04 EST 2016

On 1.03.2016 00:16, Roger Guay wrote:
> I couldn’t agree with you more, Robert. Plus, I will point out again, that this is another potential revenue source for LiveCode.
> Cheers,
> Roger
That, now, makes sense. A sort of halfway house.

There was (amidst the plethora of purchasing plans that have come and 
gone) a way to
have a month's licence; so one could develop one's stack using the 
Community version
and then purchase a month's worht of commercial to hive off protected 
standalones; whether that is still available I just don't know having 
stuck with the Community version right from when it was released.

>> On Feb 29, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Robert Mann <rman at> wrote:
>> What I questionned is that we're going to be missing an intermediate
>> tool/license that would allow somebody to close SOME of his work at a
>> reasonable cost for a hobbyist. Just as was originally designed in
>> Hypercard.
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