[REBOL] Re: Why Wiev is still claimed to be free??? (was) Re: Yes, REBOL/Core is
From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 22-May-2001 14:55
I dont see it as a lie, but I do see it as misleading for commercial customers. I would
be put off. I think it should be changed, or a least a footnote added.
Consider that however you interpet it, it can be construed as a lie, or misleading to
others. Bad for credibility. Bad first impression.
Holger Kruse wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 11:33:50PM +0300, Joanna Kurki wrote:
> > I have to admit you are really good writer.. But still please fix (or ask
> > your web maintainer to fix) that Rebol/View entry on http://www.rebol.com/
> > web page. That big bold FREE is still (however you bend sematics in your
> > text) a direct lie (sorry for using such a nasty word).
> Why ? View IS free, in the same way Core is, for non-commercial use. View/Pro
> is not free. If you download the View/Pro binary then, without a license key,
> you have a legally licensed copy of View, for non-commercial use. You can chose
> to upgrade to a licensed version of View/Pro, at which point there is a charge,
> but nobody forces you to.
> > There is no mention of ANY licensing alternatives on your web site.. Just
> > $99/CPU on "FREE Rebol/View"
> There are "contact us" links all over the place.
> Holger Kruse
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