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Old 30. Apr 2010, 11:10 AM   #9 (permalink)
Bob
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Originally Posted by Anupam View Post
This is kind of an ethicalware. If you decide to respect the maker's decision, then it is shareware, because if you decide to keep it for more than one month, you should pay. I would consider it as shareware, even if the program does not restrict you after a month.
On ethical grounds, I felt that the recommendation provides the developer with good publicity while faithfully reporting his conditions.

In practice, a win-win situation : good publicity for the developer, coupled with a quality, practically *free* software recommendation.

[Editor's note: This ethical question is currently under house review]
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