Licensing model change

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Tue Aug 31 14:38:45 EDT 2021

Of course LiveCode are prefectly entitled to go the way they want to.

What is a very great pity is that they are no longer making existing 
Community versions
available for download.


On 31.08.21 19:16, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
> I just read and watched Kevin's announcement about LC licensing.
> The value for us in the OSS license was simply a greater level of assurance
> that there would be longevity in the event that LC the company failed, as
> the source was still there for someone else to pick up. I think that's how
> MC -> RR.
> So I am disappointed that the code will not be out in the open in the event
> of a business failure, however, I'm also respectful of the need for more
> revenue.
> I will leave it to others to discuss the failure of LC to deliver x,y,z and
> how that plays into the situation.
> I am also not privy to a recent P/L, so I am in a bad position to opine on
> what they should do or prioritize.

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