Premium addons and view_source

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
Admin/Editor Tools
RESOLVED WONTFIX
6 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: andym, Unassigned)

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(Reporter)

Description

6 years ago
Can premium addons have their source viewable? 

Technically if it was, then a user could spider through the file viewer and build out their own un-watermarked add-on. It's a small barrier, but may or may not be obvious to premier add-on authors when they click that button.
I'm not sure what else they would take that checkbox to mean.  I don't think anything should change with free vs premium here.
I think the option should still be available. Some developers don't mind having people copying their non-free products. Open source is still an option for commercial software.
(Reporter)

Comment 3

6 years ago
Won't worry about it then.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
This was in the original marketplace spec and I think I forgot to put it in the new one, but I think the default should be disabled source viewing for premium add-ons, as opposed to the current default of allowing it for add-ons.

So, I'd suggest when someone enrolls in marketplace we flip the bit and if they want to change it back later, they can.
(Reporter)

Updated

6 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: INVALID → ---
Target Milestone: 6.2.3 → Q3 2011
no premium add-ons
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
(lol)
(Assignee)

Updated

2 years ago
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
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