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[REBOL] Re: License Question

From: carl:cybercraft at: 11-Mar-2002 12:30

On 11-Mar-02, Jason Cunliffe wrote:
>> View/Pro allows that as well, correct? So $99 (or $49 if that >> pricing is still available) is a little less than the /Command >> price of $349. That doesn't handle distribution though, as your >> users have to have that version as well. > Well I just went back to to see about buying a copy of > View/Pro for linux today.. > Damn that site is so annoying [argh *@#$!] > on the right it clearly says: > "REBOL/View/Pro > Price: US$49.00 for non-commercial use." > next line is a link "Buy it Now" > ok => click ... > > View/Pro 1.2, commercial license US$99.00 > ??? Where is "non-commercial" View/Pro purchase download? > I guess no more {sigh}
Just checked - it's not there. (; RT have suggested often on this list to contact them regarding queries about licencing and such.
> Why does'nt RT post a simple, clear table [on one page] with links > for versions, prices, links to licenses and download/purchase?
Why indeed. In the age of the Internet, one compares products - one doesn't ask.
> I just don't get it guys.. this is really beginning to remind me of > how Commodore killed Amiga through marketing blindness+incompetence > :-(( > $99 /View is still better than $350 for /Command but totally > confusing.. now. > QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS .. > - What is being offered? > - What does the license cover for use and re-distribution?
I'd gathered that you needed one View/Pro licence (whether commercial or non-commercial) per CPU its running on. Re-distribution would I assume require an Encaped version.
> - How is that affected by upgrades? > [suppose buy View/Pro for demo+dev but 3 months later upgrade to > /Command] > - What is price/licenses for a full set? Suppose you want the > 'special boxed developer set' which bundles all OS versions of > View/Pro or /Command. Is there any price/license incentive option > for this? Should there be?
-- Carl Read