[Ardour-Dev] Licensing and enforced payments

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Jan 22 06:09:57 PST 2009

On Thu, 2009-01-22 at 15:09 +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> Paul Davis wrote:
> > I don't really like asking people for pay-before-download,
> > which is why ardour's only nag screen shows up *after* export. However,
> > with 10k downloads of various OS X binary packages per month, the idea
> > of collecting just a small fraction of that as a 1 time donation is
> > somewhat attractive. It could cause a drop in the number of downloads,
> > or it might not. We'll have to wait and see.
> the one issue i see with that is that it might keep people from updating
> frequently.

just to be clear the "pay up" would still be entirely voluntary.

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