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I would like to thanks the J! core team...

Post by tribal » Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:08 am

...for successful implementation of uncertainty in J! community. Whether you like it or not, commercial extensions are one of the main reasons for J! popularity. Those developers spend countless hours developing their products and YOU forcing them to release them under GPL is....welll... sign of some sort of mental illness.
If you don't find another licensing solution, J" will follow the Mambo and Postnuke path (remember PostNuke - they also made an experiment with strict GPL license and it hit the rock bottom).

I beg you, don't do it.

 
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Re: I would like to thanks the J! core team...

Post by infograf768 » Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:00 pm

Please consider that Joomla! project/OSM is as keen as you are to keep commercial extensions around the project.
The matter is not the commercial aspect of them but their licensing as Joomla! must remain GPL.
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Re: I would like to thanks the J! core team...

Post by mcsmom » Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:50 pm

tribal wrote: ...for successful implementation of uncertainty in J! community. Whether you like it or not, commercial extensions are one of the main reasons for J! popularity. Those developers spend countless hours developing their products and YOU forcing them to release them under GPL is....welll... sign of some sort of mental illness.
If you don't find another licensing solution, J" will follow the Mambo and Postnuke path (remember PostNuke - they also made an experiment with strict GPL license and it hit the rock bottom).

I beg you, don't do it.
I wonder why you think this is a useful post.

This is a place for opinions, yes, but really the good posts in this forum don't call names and actually present arguments using evidence and try to make a meaningful contribution. If you want to be taken seriously you might think about that approach.
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