Category Archives: patronage

Indirect funding and the limits of free software patronage

A few thoughts about direct and indirect funding for free software development. Proprietary software is often sold at retail, which makes for a diverse economic model. Let’s say that a million people buy a $10 yearly license for your iWidgetFactoryPro™. This year you’ll have $10,000,000 dollars, much of which can be used to fund future […] Continue reading

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BuddyPress Docs 1.9.0 and Folder support

BuddyPress Docs is one of my more popular WordPress plugins. For years, one of the most popular feature requests has been the ability to sort Docs into folders. Docs 1.9.0, released earlier this week, finally introduced folder functionality. The feature is pretty cool. When editing a Doc within the context of a group, you can […] Continue reading

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