[Interest] Indie Mobil Program terminated?

John C. Turnbull ozemale at ozemail.com.au
Fri Jul 10 10:13:59 CEST 2015

Here's something out of left field...

How about you give everyone access to the full commercial version and license of Qt with all the features and the ability to sell through app stores at no cost and then make your money purely based on a proportion of sales revenue?

Something to think about...

> On 8 Jul 2015, at 07:47, Nuno Santos <nunosantos at imaginando.net> wrote:
> Agreeā€¦
> Nuno Santos
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>> On 07 Jul 2015, at 21:14, md at rpzdesign.com wrote:
>> What a perfect example given below by Jason H.
>> Go ahead and search for a QT competitor product that emphasizes that you 
>> talk to your lawyer.
>> http://www.qt.io/faq/
>> Again, its really bad optics when the word "lawyer" keeps popping up
>> and whacking potential customers in the face.
>> That is causing LOSS of SALES.
>> Poor John Turnbull below is now spending his money on his
>> lawyer or a competitor instead of sending those dollars to QT.
>> The horse and water analogy applies here.
>> md
>>> On 7/7/2015 1:36 PM, Jason H wrote:
>>> 1. Consult your laywer.
>>> 2. But there is some question if LGPL apps are allowed in the App stores.
>>> 3. I'd get the Indie Mobile for $25/25 (I forget) before August 31 and get
>>> grandfathered in. This is not advice, but it's what I would do.
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 3:11 PM
>>> *From:* "John C. Turnbull" <ozemale at ozemail.com.au>
>>> *To:* "Ben Lau" <xbenlau at gmail.com>
>>> *Cc:* "interest at qt-project.org" <interest at qt-project.org>
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Interest] Indie Mobil Program terminated?
>>> Ok, this is all very confusing for me.  I am just starting out with Qt and am
>>> using the LGPL edition.
>>> What are my limitations with that? It costs me nothing but do I have to
>>> distribute my source code along with the app and am I missing out on features
>>> and/or the ability to sell my app on iOS or Android?
>>> I simply can't start paying $350 per month when so much is the learning curve at
>>> the moment so is it possible to stay on this license until I actually want to
>>> sell my app and only miss out on paid support until then? Or is it that there's
>>> a whole bunch of features that I can't even use till I fork out that
>>> unsustainable amount each month?
>>> Thanks,
>>> -jct
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