And... Let me just say this before the other Core people have to... this is
not really an appropriate discussion for this group :)



On 6/17/08, Ryan Gahl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> Your prices are a bit off, as you're citing the "with full support" prices.
> The vanilla pricing is $289, $1159, $4,999, and $14,449 respectively...
>
> And here's their high level explanation of when you have to pay for it:
> "Based on the "Quid Pro Quo" principle<http://www.extjs.com/company/dual.php>,
> if you wish to derive a commercial advantage by not releasing your
> application under an open source license, you must purchase an appropriate
> number of commercial licenses from Ext. By purchasing commercial licenses,
> you are no longer obligated to publish your source code."
>
> So yes... it depends on what you're doing. If you are doing something
> commercially, and have a viable product/vision/market though, those prices
> are MORE than reasonable for the level of framework that is Ext.
>
> Anyway... sort of apples to oranges, as Proto is a baseline that handles OO
> abstraction, Ajax, and DOM manipulation in a cross browser manner, and Ext
> is more of a component library.
>
> On 6/17/08, Jon L. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Jun 17, 6:42 pm, Franck PORCHER <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > In a few words, and in whatever spare time you Core guys might  have,
>> > what is the  story behind these 2 frameworks, if any, how do they
>> > compare in the long run of javascript programming (if any kind of
>> > comparison was ever attempted), and how do you foresee the future of
>> both.
>> >
>> > Franck PORCHER
>> > www / smartech / pf
>>
>>
>> Not sure what everyone else thinks.
>> But, a good starting point might be: Prototype is free to use.
>>
>> Sure, Ext can be free, but only for free software projects (GPL3).
>> Corporate licensing runs $540 for developer, $2000 for team, $7130 for
>> workgroup, or $18,700 for enterprise.
>>
>> ...well, my wallet's screaming in pain!
>>
>>
>> - Jon L.
>>
>> >>
>>
>
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