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access2vivek
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Is a license required?

Post by access2vivek » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:19 am

Hello iMacros community. This is my first post in the forum. I will try to make it short and simple.

I am using iMacros add-on for Firefox version 8.9.7 and using an older version of Firefox to use that add-on. Using JavaScript code, I have managed to create a few good scripts which are worth selling. So, my question is - If I sell this code written in JavaScript for the Firefox add-on version 8.9.7, do I need to purchase a license?

If I can make my customers download the old version of Firefox along with the add-on version 8.9.7, do I still need to get a license for that? If yes, which license would I need to purchase?

Thank you in advance for being such a supportive community :D !
Tom, Tech Support
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Re: Is a license required?

Post by Tom, Tech Support » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:48 am

Hi access2vivek,

If I am reading the EULA included with 8.9.7 correctly, you do not need to purchase any license for this scenario. However, if you intend to distribute 8.9.7 to your customers and charge them a fee for distribution, then you will need explicit written permission from Ipwsitch/iOpus.

If you are only distributing and charging for your custom scripts, then there is no additional fee or license required. This is the same as if you were selling/distributing a book you had written using Microsoft Word to other Word users - you do not need to acquire any additional license from Microsoft to do this.
Regards,

Tom, iMacros Support
access2vivek
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Re: Is a license required?

Post by access2vivek » Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:00 am

Thank you so much Tom. The information that you have provided is extremely valuable!

Of course I do not intend to resell the extension itself since it is a free extension! I will be sending the extension as a bundle along with Firefox Portable for free. I will only be charging for the script that I provide.

Thank you so much :D !
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