Starter Plan offer - China users

Glen Bojsza gbojsza at
Mon Sep 27 14:54:59 EDT 2021

What happens if the user is on an airplane and wants to use the app?

On Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 2:26 PM Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> The starter plan for LiveCode is described:
> "On the Starter plan, if you cancel your subscription your apps will also
> stop working. If you need to build apps that work forever, you need the
> Standard plan.”
> This seems to imply that Starter plan apps “phone home” to LiveCode when
> they open to check the status of the developer’s subscription.
> A heads up for anyone contemplating the use of this plan for app users in
> China—the Great Firewall is very blocking these days. If the “phone call”
> connection is required, the application may not open dependably.
> I have experience with Internet blocking issues in China. It’s an
> alternate online reality there…
> Peter Bogdanoff
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