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    Quote Originally Posted by EL CAMINO View Post
    well, big difference is that either of my PI's are not allowed to be used in this skin, sorry....
    I'm curious, and I'm sure that this is going to come up at some point, but what kind of licensing do you have your plugins released under to prevent him from doing so?
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    If it also benefits MP3Car to put DXF5 up on the market place - do it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EL CAMINO View Post
    well, big difference is that either of my PI's are not allowed to be used in this skin, sorry....
    Not sure how you can enforce that really. If someone downloads the plugin from you to use with RR how are you going to prevent them from using them with any particular skin?

    Quote Originally Posted by drewbp View Post
    I have to say in my defense that I look for the adds to click through exactly because of your signature. I feel you have a valid point ant that is the least I can do. Now some of my IE8 settings may be involved, but it is not very obvious where I am supposed to click so that you will get your credit.
    I can only have the ads on the main site (www.en4cer.co.uk), not within the forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by malcom2073 View Post
    I'm curious, and I'm sure that this is going to come up at some point, but what kind of licensing do you have your plugins released under to prevent him from doing so?
    As I said above, not sure how that can be achieved or enforced in a licencing agreement.

    Quote Originally Posted by treetop777 View Post
    If it also benefits MP3Car to put DXF5 up on the market place - do it!
    It can still go on the market place even if you don't charge for it.

    My plugins will be up there when I can get around to doing it.

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    Well, I have to chime in here, John, I totaly respect your decision...
    Although I do not agree...
    and I understand the time you have put into DFX..
    but, I believe this puts RR on a course away from its mantra...
    The spirit of RR has always been free, of dollars, not time...
    All of these RR developers know that the cost of making RR behave the way you want, is in time spent to learn its magic...
    Any skin, even DFX has many more facets to it than the original author...
    DFX is a gem and some of those facets are by other authors...
    Heck, even RideRunner has many, many authors that make it the app that it is today...
    This is the spirit that is RideRunner...There are many front ends out there, but there is only one RideRunner, and it's still free...
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    Quote Originally Posted by EL CAMINO View Post
    well, big difference is that either of my PI's are not allowed to be used in this skin, sorry....
    I totally respect you as the author of the plugins and all, and that is your decision to make, even if I did help a lot with the coding of both the Youtube plugin, and the WiFi plugin at the beginning.

    What I do not quite get, is you are saying that users are not aloud to download and install your plugins manually, and use your plugins if they are using this skin?
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    Ok, as I mentioned, I am open to all points of view, and I stand by that. Some VERY valid points have been made either for or against the idea.

    I did not want to step on any toes, open a can of worms, or start any feuds or bitter feelings, either towards, or between anyone here on the forums.

    All that being said, the decision has been made that the skin will be available for download and use ABSOLUTELY FREE, as it always has been.

    The only thing that will be different, is a different splash screen will be displayed in place of the normal one when the skin starts. This will not be anything additional to, or different from the way that any RR skin starts now. You start RR, the splash screen displays, and then the main menu appears when RR has completely loaded.

    Now, if someone wants to make a donation to remove that splash screen, and use the normal one, or one of their own, you have the option to do that. It is NOT mandatory in any way.

    If someone does do not wish to make a donation, no problem, and the skin will work as it always has.

    As someone mentioned earlier, yes this will also benefit MP3Car as well, and help with running the store and the forums here that we all use. They take a small percentage of the donation as a fee for running the store, and and hosting the files.

    I hope this solution is Ok with everyone.

    EDIT: On one last note, please remember the plugin authors when you are looking to make donations. They have put a LOT of time and effort into these features, without which, no skin would be as complete, and as full featured as they are! Sure the skin is what everyone see's, but without the back end of these plugins, ALL skins would have far less capabilities.
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    like i replied to youre PM, you informed me about YT not working on the AI version when youtube changed once, very long time ago, i did trust you the source for both, YT and wifi, and you did change this and release them on your skin. if finding a bug means helping coding...

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    Good on ya m8. I hope all the users will be as magnums with their donations as every one has been with their time in developing this gem.

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    Hi All,
    I dont post lots in the forums but have been here for years, I enjoy all the information and have made donations where I see fit. John you should not feel in anyway bothered or uncertain about putting a measly 5.00 price tag on your hard work that goes for all the developers that put out quality product.

    This goes out to everyone thats helped out over the years...........
    All of your work is greatly appreciated!!!!

    I'm sure all us Geeks can stand behind this!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by trader007 View Post
    well i donated $50 for dfx4 and was planning on donating again for version 5... by putting it in the marketplace at $5 would be a great savings for me. so hell yes, $5 sounds more then fair. you deserve to get something back in return for this skin, there is nothing else out there even close in comparison.

    the only problem i foresee is people will probably be on your back even more john about bug fixes and stuff... so be ready for that. but i wouldnt worry about it, $5 is a minimal fee.
    Yes, I've donated more than that for 4, so it will be a savings for me also. :-)

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