Thank you for sharing your experience, Glenn, I can understand your situation much better now.
Obviously, providing a stripped-down version of Sitefinity 4.0 at a lower price would involve a risk of cannibalizing the market for the standard version, which is just the reason for discontinuing the Community version of Sitefinity 3.x
Unfortunately I cannot provide more info on the licensing changes, however if I could add my 2 cents here, it would be this:
- There apparently will be a community edition, which will be provided for free, but will be limited only for non-commercial websites;
- Currently a Sitefinity license costs $899 and allows you to upgrade to Sitefinity 4.0 at no additional cost.
In the "worst" scenario, you could base your calculations and project estimates on the $899 price of a standard Sitefinity license - you will get 4.0 with it. For all we know, it could only get better than this, right?
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