LiveCode 4.5 License model

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 13:03:40 EDT 2010


  On 09/21/2010 08:00 PM, Mark Stuart wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone checked out runrev's store as yet?
> To navigate to it, open LiveCode and access Help | Buy a License... It
> will take you directly there.
>
> Mouse over the LiveCode Bundle package icons. You will see product
> information in a flyout.
> Now mouse over the LiveCode 4.5 Complete for the Commercial product.
> Notice the pricing at the bottom of the flyover.
> The yearly maintenance fee for this product is now US$749.
>
> How does that make you feel?
> Unless I'm mistaken on this yearly maintenance fee, I don't think I'll
> be maintaining my yearly upgrades from here on out.
> I can't afford that money, when I don't have a product that I'm selling.
> Maybe that will have to change for me.
>
> What about those building and distributing freeware or shareware? I
> don't see a license model for that.
> Now unless you use the Personal license, that will most probably work
> for you. But the user will have a nag screen on use of the freeware.
>
> Now for those who are selling products built in (now) LiveCode, do you
> realize how much your costs have increased?
>
> I'm just saying... so you are all aware.
>
> Regards,
> Mark Stuart
> _______________________________________________

Well, nothing really wrong with sticking with RunRev 4.0: I make almost 
all my freeware using
RunRev 2.0.1 !!!!!



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