Redactor's license doubt

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Nice choice, but Redactor's license is not LGPL as tinyMCE's license is.

What about addons (free and commercial) which use TinyMCE? If a developer wants to develop on Redactor.... should that guy buy a Redactor License?
Will be TinyMCE removed from Concrete5?
Thanks in advance.

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andrew replied on at Permalink Reply
We have acquired an appropriate license for inclusion with concrete5.

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Arequal replied on at Permalink Reply
So I have to think that every non-free addon which includes Redactor's
features should do that... Am I wrong?
(Please, please,... nooooooooo)
ScottC replied on at Permalink Reply
which license did you get?
JohntheFish replied on at Permalink Reply
My take on Redactor is that as long as an addon launches the c5 built in copy of Redactor, rather than including its own copy, then it is using the concrete5 licence.
RadiantWeb replied on at Permalink Reply
I believe it's the $100 licence option.

But if you're using the core API, then that would be acceptable use under the licence that the core team has.

VPenkov replied on at Permalink Reply
More like not.
concrete5 is open-source software so that would require the OEM license which costs $399.
Phallanx replied on at Permalink Reply
This could end badly if it is one of their standard licences.
"is limited to one year from the date of purchase" <- If concrete5 team don't renew?

"no special terms or conditions, UNTIL (my emphasis) Redactor is properly "linked" in your software" <- Don't have to pay now, but when addon installed that uses it?

"It is proprietary commercial copyrighted software and we do not allow it's distribution under any open-source licenses. Think about Redactor as if it was a paid proprietary extension for your project." <- Better include the price of a licence in your quotes then.
mkly replied on at Permalink Reply
Hi Everyone,
Before this thread keeps popping up again and again. I'll get an official word about Redactor with these licensing issues and post back here this week.

Best Wishes,
frz replied on at Permalink Reply
Hi gang..

We contacted the team behind redactor, expressed the details of our situation, and got them to grant us a special license that suits our needs. As long as we don't go pack up redactor and sell it on its own, I'm confident they will be happy with concrete5's use. From the email thread:

Hey Franz,

Our proposal is pretty simple: we grant you an unlimited non-yearly perpetual OEM License for a charge of a 3-year fee. So you'll be able to use Redactor for your purposes regardless of our situation, fees and other circumstances. Let me know if it is ok, and I'll modify your license and send you an invoice for this one-time fee of $1197.

Take care,
Phallanx replied on at Permalink Reply
Fantastic. Not a standard one then.

Panic over!