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  • #16
    Originally posted by ct2k7 View Post
    It is already established that we will not have to pay for vBulletin 4.
    It's not what he was asking. How I read it is he had to renew his license because he is worried that the price of his license that he has got currently will go up in price.

    We know that we don't have to pay for the software upgrade.....
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    • #17
      Originally posted by Steve Machol View Post
      Well since you would not even be able to download 3.8.5 unless you renewed your license this really is not something unique to vB4. You only have access to the version that was available when the license expired. You will have to renew to get access to newer versions.
      Just the price might be different. (?)..

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      • #18
        Apologies if I wasn't clear. What I wanted to know is that if I pay $60 to renew my license now and vB4 gets released within 6 months and a whole new pricing structure begins then too, what will happen to the other 6 months that I paid for by renewing now? Does that make more sense?

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        • #19
          Originally posted by KeithMcL View Post
          Apologies if I wasn't clear. What I wanted to know is that if I pay $60 to renew my license now and vB4 gets released within 6 months and a whole new pricing structure begins then too, what will happen to the other 6 months that I paid for by renewing now? Does that make more sense?
          We would all like to know that.
          One scenario is that the remaining amount is forfeit when the new license agreement is used.
          Another, perhaps more likely, scenario is, as Ray have suggested, that the remainder is factored in somehow when you are offered to upgrade to the suite.
          If you decide to stay with just the forum there will most likely be no change, other than you not being able to renew.
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          • #20
            I've gone ahead and renewed my license. Let's see how things pan out when the new pricing structure kicks it.

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            • #21
              I've renewed all mine before the change...

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Reeve of Shinra View Post
                What remains in question is what will happen to those of us who currently have blogs and project tools.
                I understood those of us with Blog and PTs will have to buy them again. No renewals or upgrades. My question is how much off the pre-sale discount offer will be. Will the discounted Suite be comparable to the old (combined) renewal fees for Blog and PTs? I wonder how much IB would charge for CMS if it were a stand-alone application. $100?

                Originally posted by Ray Morgan View Post
                You will be able to take advantage of a pre-sale discount offer for the new vBulletin Suite that will be available to current licensed customers only.

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by kyrgyz View Post
                  I understood those of us with Blog and PTs will have to buy them again. No renewals or upgrades. My question is how much off the pre-sale discount offer will be. Will the discounted Suite be comparable to the old (combined) renewal fees for Blog and PTs? I wonder how much IB would charge for CMS if it were a stand-alone application. $100?
                  actually, nobody ever said you had to re-buy them... people assumed it.

                  if you read the announcements, nothing was stated yet regarding the Suite, so your best luck is to keep reading when something is announced. stop reading these people who evaluate what have to be done, they are not the ones to decide.
                  oh no, i'm not going with Xenforo... come on, i'm better than that... i stick with Wordpress... rofl

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by nexialys View Post
                    actually, nobody ever said you had to re-buy them... people assumed it.

                    if you read the announcements, nothing was stated yet regarding the Suite, so your best luck is to keep reading when something is announced. stop reading these people who evaluate what have to be done, they are not the ones to decide.
                    Judging from Ray Morgan's announcements, it looks like we'll have to buy them again, right?
                    Originally posted by Ray Morgan View Post
                    Blog, Project Tools and CMS will not be distributed as separate products, but will be bundled with the vBulletin Suite.
                    Originally posted by Ray Morgan View Post
                    You will be able to take advantage of a pre-sale discount offer for the new vBulletin Suite that will be available to current licensed customers only.
                    Unless Blog and PTs will be available for upgrade to current Blog/PTs license holders separately from VB Suite (which would contradict to the announcements) or IB would substract the amount originally paid for Blog/PTs by licence holders from Suites price, I am not getting it. Anyways, you are right it's best to just wait and see.
                    Last edited by kyrgyz; Fri 18th Sep '09, 4:19am.

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                    • #25
                      the only thing these comments say are that the release formula will change with the Suite, and there will be a pre-sale discount for vBulletin licensed clients... that does not indicate what the Blog and PT owners will have to face in that situation... the only thing that was announced about a price is a statu-quo for the 3.8 => 4.0 switch for the licensed *(and renewed) owners... if they do the same for the Blog/PT,... nobody knows!
                      oh no, i'm not going with Xenforo... come on, i'm better than that... i stick with Wordpress... rofl

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                      • #26
                        I just renewed my forum license. Blog and PTs licenses were automatically renewed free of charge for the same period. Go figure....

                        Adios till the actual release!

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by kyrgyz View Post
                          I just renewed my forum license. Blog and PTs licenses were automatically renewed free of charge for the same period. Go figure....
                          Adios till the actual release!
                          actually the Blog and PT are one time charge, unlimited until you have no more license for the forum... that's the detail which will change with the Suite...
                          oh no, i'm not going with Xenforo... come on, i'm better than that... i stick with Wordpress... rofl

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by kyrgyz View Post
                            I just renewed my forum license. Blog and PTs licenses were automatically renewed free of charge for the same period. Go figure....

                            Adios till the actual release!
                            Yeah, I just renewed mine too. Hopefully things work out great for active license holders.

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