Infinite Livecode Pledge

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Tue May 24 13:30:16 EDT 2016


On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 11:32 AM, Peter TB Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
wrote:

> On 24/05/2016 16:19, Lagi Pittas wrote:
>
> We don't have any statistics from LC to see how many people are on
>> subscription and how many actively use the product for free which would
>> help.
>>
>
> Approximately 75% of LiveCode users are using the open source edition and
> do not have an active subscription.
>
> Without counting bug reporting [1], approximately 98% of the changes to
> the LiveCode engine and IDE are made by the core dev team, and most of this
> work is funded by subscriptions.  Almost all of those changes go directly
> into the open source edition.
>
>                                                Peter
>
> [1] Some of our open source edition users are very diligent about
> carefully testing LiveCode and filing extremely high-quality bug reports.
>
> --
> Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
> LiveCode Open Source Team
>
> LiveCode 2016 Conference: https://livecode.com/edinburgh-2016/
>

At least 1 user of LC Indy, maybe 2, cannot use LC 8.0 on Windows 7 because
when it launches, it cannot access several databases including its own
documentation.

~Roger



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