[Vtigercrm-developers] Licensing in commercial extensions
info at its4you.sk
Mon Sep 5 13:11:42 GMT 2016
It also means that your extensions constantly communicating with
> licensing server....
No, the comunication is only during validation step. After this we
control validated URL and Company information in current installation.
Dňa 26. 8. 2016 o 4:56 Stacey Johnson napísal(a):
> Right now PDFMaker calling me to activate license. Believe me Matus, no
> url was touched, nor company details changed.
> It also means that your extensions constantly communicating with
> licensing server....
> Is it really perfect design? No. This annoyance is a straight way to get
> hacked code. Once you realize that,
> it could be too late, as hundreds and unlicensed PDFMakers and
> EMALMakers starts circulating
> between vtiger users.
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 9:40 PM, IT-Solutions4You
> <info at its4you.sk
> <mailto:info at its4you.sk>> wrote:
> Hi Tony,
> Now, what happen again is they without ANY visible reason and without
> > ANY code touching
> We control some parameters like URL, Registeres company. First if
> both values are changed then the message is showing. So if you
> change only URL nothing will happends and you can use our
> Extension(s). But if you change URL and Comapny information it's
> deactivated. I suppose change URL and Company information is a
> visible change.
> EmailMaker on pretty every database changes calling for licensing (even
> > extension is disabled in ModuleManager!!!!)
> Sorry, I don't understand this, if you have disabled modules
> where/when you see this warning ?
> Dňa 20. 8. 2016 o 16:30 Tony Sandman napísal(a):
> This is very serious and frustrating stuff which developer of
> and EmailMaker ignoring constantly.
> My client reported many times that their licensing method is very
> dangerous in
> production environment.
> Now, what happen again is they without ANY visible reason and
> ANY code touching
> EmailMaker stops working sending to Customers message:
> *Invalid license key! Please contact the vendor of EMAIL Maker.
> This ridiculous situation might apply to other extensions, so I
> here to warn everyone
> that they might face shameful issues when they will try depend
> on third
> partyvtiger extensions.
> My client pointed to Its4You that licensing method used by
> Stefan Warnat
> in his extensions is
> optimal. Even something will goes wrong extension still working in
> EmailMaker on pretty every database changes calling for
> licensing (even
> extension is disabled in ModuleManager!!!!) and here is another
> question: How Vtiger main developer dealing with approving apps in
> extension store? Why they allowing for such behavior?
> With all respect to Its4You guys this message to the list must be
> revealed as to not allow for ignoring crucial issues anymore and
> listening customers (others please keep it in mind too)
> Tony Sandman
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