Glad to see my latest post resonating with many members of the open source community.

If you missed it, take a look:

How to pay your rent with your open source project plausible.io/blog/open-source-

@markosaric I think subtitle 4 has no place there. If you charge for closed source parts, it is not open source product, it is open source teaser

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@meka it can still be done having fully open source product. standard notes is a good example that i pay for myself. it's fully open source and you can get the basic for free but you have to pay for premium features. i think it's an ok method for specific situations

@markosaric I agree, but then you're not selling open source or to be precise, "paying your rent with open source". You're paying it with closed source, which is contradicting the title.

Don't get me wrong, I know some/most projects have to do that, it's just wrong for this particular title/context. I think better example is ardour: community.ardour.org/download_. "If you can compile it yourself, go ahed, but for binary you have to pay".

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