[Interest] Indie Mobil Program terminated?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jul 10 19:00:51 CEST 2015

On Friday 10 July 2015 18:35:24 John C. Turnbull wrote:
> Have ONE Qt product which includes all the bells and whistles and all the
> ports but TWO licenses; an in-house license for those who do not sell their
> products and a commercial license for those who do.
> The in-house license could be sold for about $50 per month and includes
> support and upgrades.
> The commercial license is either free or something nominal like $10 per
> month plus 5% of sales.
> That way *everyone* can afford to use Qt, *everyone* has access to all the
> features and platform, *nobody* has to worry about lawyers and The Qt
> Company can make a fortune even if just a few of the resulting apps make it
> in the big time with massive sales.
> It's a win-win-win-win situation!

That's win-win-lose. It still fails the math test.

The Indie licence that generated this discussion was $25 per month plus a cut 
and it did not generate enough revenue to cover the costs of The Qt Company. 
You're proposing to lower it to $10 per month.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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