Licensing model change
Sean Cole (Pi)
sean at pidigital.co.uk
Tue Aug 31 13:00:16 EDT 2021
What has happened to price lock-ins though? Will they get honoured? I'm
still paying for a web deployment that still doesn't work properly yet.
What is happening to that?
On Tue, 31 Aug 2021 at 17:48, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I did not mean that we could get it to another firm for commercial use, I
> meant that we could potentially limp through, ourselves, with the exception
> of the pieces that were not OSS'd.
> Most of the time when we ask for source escrow, the fees are insane, if the
> developer will even discuss it.
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 12:39 PM Kevin Miller via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > So I am disappointed that the code will not be out in the open in
> > the event of a business failure
> > The GPL open source license we used never provided this sort of
> > due to the terms of the GPL. For that reason, we continued to sell source
> > code escrow licenses to some commercial users, even as an open source
> > company.
> > Kind regards,
> > Kevin
> > Kevin Miller ~ kevin at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
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