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    Commercially we are exploring new options like Kirby CMS as we are struggling to sell Perch to larger clients due to a lack of roadmap / regular updates / bug fixes.

    From a business point of view we need more reassurance. We have a few projects to…
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    As Stephen Meehan stated, when you look at the update history page you can sense it is not being actively developed (although we know v4 is being worked on). First-party add-ons have been neglected too:
    • Perch Shop requires one urgent update (for
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    I'd like to echo everyone's sentiment here – I'll be more than happy to pay to renew a license every year to get the latest version – BUT, like Stephen says, I'd want assurances that support and update rates are going to improve. 1 update in the…
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    I'm happy with the one-off cost and yearly update fee/sub model; as long as it means that product development can be resumed and online support is fairly responsive, rather than solely relying on the community to answer questions.

    When more support is…
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    That sounds reasonable to me. And perhaps a licence should only be available for reassignment for 12 months. That would allow plenty of time for mid-project changes or if you assign a licence to the wrong domain by mistake.
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    I like the idea of the different options. I imagine I would be using option (A) but, overall, this provides a lot of choice for people.
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    I personally think it would be a reasonable change. It is not a model where you have to pay to keep using the software. You can use the software forever. You just don't get free updates forever. There are a number of software companies that started…
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    Hello,

    On Perch's 10th anniversary Perch v4 was announced. The announcement also mentioned how the current license model has become unsustainable and that a new license model was proposed:

    (Quote from Perch is Ten! Find out what comes next)


    In case it…
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    There is so much support for Perch, everyone (in the Slack group) wants it to succeed and grow. The current buy once and receive free support/updates forever obviously isn't sustainable. I welcome a move to an annual license update.

    However, it really…