Free and Commercial extensions
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Revision as of 13:29, 25 September 2011 by Mvangeest
When submitting an extension to JED a question will appear: Free or Commercial?
Type: Commercial or non-commercial?
According your distribution plan you need to select a type tag: commercial/non-commercial
|Download for free||non-commercial|
|Download for free with registration||non-commercial|
|Require payment to download||Commercial|
|Require payment/subscription/donation to support (configure, install). Extension works without support||non-commercial|
|Require payment/subscription/donation to remove visible links (users are able to remove the links themselves)||non-commercial|
|Require payment/subscription/donation to remove hidden links (users are able to remove the links themselves)||non-commercial (will get Editors note)|
|Light version for a Full version||Only listed if its non-commercial.
|Require payment/subscription/donation to privileged updates. Security fixes will be public available||non-commercial|
Distributions models not accepted
|Require payment/subscription/donation to remove links (users are not able to remove the links themselves)||not allowed (GPL restrictions)|
|Double model: Free for non-profit sites and commercial for profit sites||not allowed (GPL restrictions)|
From non-commercial to Commercial
Users tend to vote and review non-commercial extensions more favorably.
To ensure fairness and accuracy in votes and reviews, all votes and reviews made before the change will be removed